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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Now she's rattling cages over the 28,672 foreigners in California prisons who cost taxpayers a staggering sum to feed and house, one-half of whom are illegal aliens from Mexico.
Mike Webb, who is no stranger to rattling cages and drawing hypocrisy into the limelight, took the tongue-in-cheek perspective of being on Phelps' side throughout the interview.
He has also expressed a fascination with Il Duce, who led Italy from 1922 to 1943 - all of which is rattling cages.
GORGEOUS as Harrison Ford is, I admit the new Indiana Jones film, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, had not impinged on my consciousness until I read that it was rattling cages in the Kremlin.
She added: "Since the Record started rattling cages, I've spoken with the head of clinical services at NHS Tayside and a new doctor has been assigned to April.