tocsin

1
as in signal
an object intended to give public notice or warning the tocsin rang out, warning us of the approaching tornado

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as in warning
something that tells of approaching danger or risk noted that a sudden drop in a student's grades may be a tocsin of a serious personal problem

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“Tocsin.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tocsin. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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