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Synonyms for twang

a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)

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exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)

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cause to sound with a twang

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sound with a twang

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twitch or throb with pain

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pluck (strings of an instrument)

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pronounce with a nasal twang

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Stange: "Twanging works because when you pull hard on 2X hooks they bend slightly and the twang lets them snap back just enough to loosen themselves in the wood so they pop free.
/ Grass vests the dirt lest wind, twanging the skyscrapers // that merely sleeve the elevators, as we go sleeveless / except for the atmosphere, file it under "oceans." // Recalling the equations derived for ballistics- / aiming cannonballs is not like squaring lintels, // and skyscrapers are all lintel.
I was forced to listen to a twanging, thumping, non-tuneful din.
There was a long period of drifting and plucking and twanging without a clear conceptual imperative to justify this activity; it was simply pleasurable.
The difference is hers is toned to perfection, the muscles twanging like the strings of a Fender.
Winning the culture war requires us not only to understand the baneful effects of the "diabolical bawling and twanging" of today's popular music but also to seek out the refining and even ennobling influence of music at its best.
A BOY aged 10 has been charged with assault after twanging bra-straps of four girls in his class at school in America.
Demonstrate the disastrous effects of this mistake by sinking a shot in the bull's-eye and then purposely twanging a shot and having the arrow miss the mark or even the whole target.
I said to him, 'What do you mean', he said 'they're twanging'.
If heed is not paid to this, it is not true music but a diabolical bawling and twanging." It might be a stretch to insist that all music measure up to the lofty standards of the man whose timeless musical creations include the "Mass in B minor," the "St.