Shout the word clangor, and you'll hear how it sounds like a bell: a loud, ringing, banging, clamoring bell.
In Latin, clangere means "to ring, or to resound," and in Greek, klange means "a sharp sound." Clangere and klange were probably formed by imitating the sound of a bell, a bird, or a trumpet. And they probably gave us our English "clang," meaning "a loud sound" or "to make a loud sound."
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Explain the meaning of "clangor" without saying "peal" or "blare."
In their sketch comedy show, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele spoofed the musical Les Miserables with a hilarious song, "One At a Time." Their voices overlap as they belt out their lines:
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. A near opposite of CLANGORING is
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