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idea

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toll

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seem

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  • seem
  • seem to be
  • appear to be
  • give the impression of being
  • strike you as being
  • give every indication of being

sound someone out

sound something out

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channel

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the sensation caused by vibrating wave motion that is perceived by the organs of hearing

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range of audibility

to have the appearance of

based on good judgment, reasoning, or evidence

capable of being depended upon

to test the attitude of

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the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause

mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium

the audible part of a transmitted signal

(phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

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a large ocean inlet or deep bay

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appear in a certain way

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give off a certain sound or sounds

announce by means of a sound

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measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line

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financially secure and safe

exercising or showing good judgment

in good condition

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in excellent physical condition

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logically valid

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having legal efficacy or force

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free from moral defect

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(of sleep) deep and complete

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thorough

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References in classic literature ?
A Noun is a composite significant sound, not marking time, of which no part is in itself significant: for in double or compound words we do not employ the separate parts as if each were in itself significant.
A Verb is a composite significant sound, marking time, in which, as in the noun, no part is in itself significant.
However, he said that the sound proceeded from a very large owl, in a hollow tree; a sort of learned owl, that continually knocked its head against the branches.
Large blocks of stone lay there, overgrown with moss of every color; the fresh spring bubbled forth, and made a strange gurgling sound.
Suddenly a low but distinct moaning sound issued from the recesses of the cave behind me, and, as it reached the ears of the Indians, they turned and fled in terror, panic-stricken.
From the dark jungle on either side came no rustle of movement or sound of life.
After allowing a moment of stillness to enforce his discipline, the voice of the singer was heard, in low, murmuring syllables, gradually stealing on the ear, until it filled the narrow vault with sounds rendered trebly thrilling by the feeble and tremulous utterance produced by his debility.
Was the sound that I had heard really the sound of a sigh?
At a sufficient distance over the woods this sound acquires a certain vibratory hum, as if the pine needles in the horizon were the strings of a harp which it swept.
Again came the red flash and the sound of a blow, and fluttering its wings as though trying to keep up in the air, the bird halted, stopped still and instant, and fell with a heavy splash on the slushy ground.
Then, after a while, came four more, panting with their running, and two of these four were Will Scathelock and Midge, the Miller; for all of these had heard the sound of Robin Hood's horn.
The wicked shrew was determined to get rid of the girl by fair means or foul, and kept saying to her father: 'Send her away, old man; send her away--anywhere so that my eyes sha'n't be plagued any longer by the sight of her, or my ears tormented by the sound of her voice.
But in Jerry's vocabulary, "Mister Haggin" possessed all the definiteness of sound and meaning that the word "master" possesses in the vocabularies of humans in relation to their dogs.
As I kept passing and repassing the filling or woof of marline between the long yarns of the warp, using my own hand for the shuttle, and as Queequeg, standing sideways, ever and anon slid his heavy oaken sword between the threads, and idly looking off upon the water, carelessly and unthinkingly drove home every yarn: I say so strange a dreaminess did there then reign all over the ship and all over the sea, only broken by the intermitting dull sound of the sword, that it seemed as if this were the Loom of Time, and I myself were a shuttle mechanically weaving and weaving away at the Fates.
Rich, respected, fairly well educated and of sound health--with many other advantages usually valued by those having them and coveted by those who have them not--I sometimes think that I should be less unhappy if they had been denied me, for then the contrast between my outer and my inner life would not be continually demanding a painful attention.