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crackle

verb [I]     /ˈkræk.l̩/
to make a lot of short, dry, sharp sounds: The radio started to crackle. The logs crackled and popped in the fireplace.Sounds made by objects, movement or impactNoise and noisy crackly     /-li/ adjective a crackly voiceDescribing qualities of sound
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