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Synonyms for cacophonous

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Synonyms for cacophonous

characterized by unpleasant discordance of sound

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Synonyms for cacophonous

having an unpleasant sound


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JD TRENT REZNOR Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Mute) * NINE Inch Nails frontman Reznor reunites with Oscar winner Atticus Ross on a triple-CD soundtrack to the Daniel Craig movie, using very trick up his goth sleeve to sinister effect, from cacophonous synth to haunting piano and industrial noise.
Reznor employs every trick in his goth arsenal to sinister effect, from cacophonous synth to haunting piano that descends into oppressive noise.
The young British girl Laura Robson had to endure a raucous cacophonous accompaniment of ear-splitting wails and shrieks from Maria Sharapova.
But in our increasingly cacophonous lives, an illustrator wonders: Does the grogger need to be reinvented?
All afternoon and evening a cacophonous band played from a bandstand in Victoria Square at a health damaging volume.
More urgent and to the point, a glorious barrage of guitar brought the song to its cacophonous climax in considerable style.
A month-long tournament that starts at Soccer City in Soweto on Friday when South Africa play Mexico will look and feel different from any other World Cup -- and sound different too thanks to the cacophonous din of vuvuzela trumpets.
While Fehlbaum's approach is in many respects deeply admirable, giving architects the longed-for chance to experiment (up next are SANAA), the ambience on what is essentially an ordinary suburban business park must rank as a tad surreal, like a band comprising entirely of egotistical and cacophonous lead vocalists.
One excerpt: "In today's cacophonous media world, in which news, rumor, opinion and infotainment from every kind of source are jumbled together and often presented indiscriminately, how would such an improbable-sounding story ever get verified?
For some the resulting theological chorus is symphonic, for others cacophonous, and for still others merely confusing.
His screaming, retching and hyperventilating made drama queen Paul Burrell's cacophonous cavorting look positively manly.
The tranquility of the hobby appeals most to the man whose day is filled with a medley of sounds, sometimes cacophonous.
In addition to the cacophonous sounds produced in the work, there are immensely sublime moments.
Content that makes it here has been sufficiently compelling to stand apart from the blogosphere's cacophonous chatter.
He invented a whole new prose and narrative style to capture the colorful, chaotic, and cacophonous reality of his homeland.