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sonorous, sonority (n)

having a sound that is deep, loud, and pleasant

2

knell

the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something

3

thrum

make a continuous rhythmic humming sound.

4

ravel

making or constituting a disturbingly harsh and loud noise

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resound

(of a sound or voice) fill a place with sound; be loud enough to echo

6

din

a noise

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cacophony

1. jarring, discordant sound; dissonance. 2. the use of harsh or discordant sounds in literary composition.

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discordant

not in tune

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patter

(v&n) a repeated light tapping

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cacophonous

harsh, discordant mixture of sounds

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mellifluous

sweet sounding