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  1. re·ver·ber·ate
    IPA[rəˈvərbəˌrāt]
  2. verb

    • 1. (of a loud noise) be repeated several times as an echo:

      her deep booming laugh reverberated around the room
    • 2. (of a place) appear to vibrate or be disturbed because of a loud noise:

      the hall reverberated with gaiety and laughter
    • 3. return or re-echo (a sound):

      oft did the cliffs reverberate the sound
    • 4. have continuing and serious effects:

      the statements by the professor reverberated through the capitol
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: reverberate, 3rd person present: reverberates, gerund or present participle: reverberating, past tense: reverberated, past participle: reverberated

    • verb

      (of a loud noise) be repeated several times as an echo:

      (of a place) appear to vibrate because of a loud noise:

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