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reverberate

verb [I] (SOUND)    /rɪˈvɜː.bər.eɪt/ US  /-ˈvɝː.bɚ.eɪt/ literary
If a loud, deep sound reverberates, it continues to be heard around an area, so that the area seems to shake: The narrow street reverberated with/to the sound of the workmen's drills.Shaking, swinging and vibratingSound and its properties
(Definition of reverberate verb (SOUND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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