rattle

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Synonyms for rattle

Synonyms for rattle

to make or cause to make a succession of short, sharp sounds

to talk volubly, persistently, and usually inconsequentially

Synonyms for rattle

a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)

a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken

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loosely connected horny sections at the end of a rattlesnake's tail

shake and cause to make a rattling noise

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Jennifer, seventeen, at the Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), a local community center, rattles off the names of twenty youth gangs, takes a breath, admits she has left some out.
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Taking a tactful approach, Oren rattles off the legacy of the Six Day War: the Yom Kippur War in 1973, the Munich Olympics massacre, Black September, and the Camp David and Oslo Accords.