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English definition of “rattle”

rattle

verb [T] (WORRY)    /ˈræt.l̩/ US  /ˈræt̬-/
to worry someone or make someone nervous: The creaking upstairs was starting to rattle me.Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of rattle verb (WORRY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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