We quiet down our attempts to distract ourselves from the difficult realities inside us, much like the instruments of the orchestra stop their cacophony
in order to hear the oboe.
It can provide respite from the cacophony
of crackers, excessive food and drink and the same old trash on the telly.
The Commonwealth cannot be defined without going back to its historical background which consciously inspires apprehension and denigration, all the more so since the word colonialism--deprived of its illusionary raison d'etre--has become a political cacophony
glazed with oppressive implications.
Whether or not the treefrogs derive any benefit from this odd talent is debatable, but when an otherwise peaceful meadow erupts in an ear-splitting cacophony
of squirrel treefrog chatter the effect is, well, ribbetting.
Are CEOs intimidated by the cacophony
of negativism from pundits with a Club of Rome mentality agonizing over what may happen in the corporate world?
As each stepped forward to take a penalty in the dramatic shoot-out that decided last night's FA Premier League Asia Cup final, they were greeted with a cacophony
of boos from the 47,000 crowd in Kuala Lumpur.
The book is not a polemic--the author endeavored to find his way to truth among a cacophony
of voices--but it has within it plenty of information that will be useful in consideration of the topic.
Modern homes are often filled with a cacophony
of noise from blaring TVs and radios, the rumble of traffic, jets overhead, and domestic machinery such as washing machines.
Scientists hope the remote instruments, first turned on in mid-January, will pick up quake signs that are drowned out by the cacophony
of civilization in other parts of the world.
Tony Blair apparently enjoys playing second fiddle to Bush's war cacophony
, but our lads are certainly not a second-class force and deserve better.
Those involved in opera here believe that, surrounded by cacophony
, people seek harmony and exactitude.
Why do we need a cacophony
of 76 trumpets, 76 fifes, and, naturally, 76 trombones?
Between that and some rather loud TVs in the vicinity (my mom's included), the cacophony
made me want to run.
The most workaday one houses a staircase that connects with the curved bridge, but the intermediate tower is a 'kaleidophone' that senses and records surrounding noise (of water, visitors, the sky) and then mixes and transmits the resulting cacophony
In providing a forum for critical analytic scholarship on the Arab world, the journal in effect has provided a forum for silenced voices in the academic cacophony
of Western research on the Middle East.