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III. ORGANIC MATTER

2. Sensation; special sensation; sound; specific sounds

[Harsh sounds] Stridor.

[Nouns] creak; creaking; discord [more]; stridor; roughness, sharpness; cacophony; cacoepy.

acute note, high note; soprano, treble, tenor, alto, falsetto, penny trumpet, voce di testa.

[Verbs] creak, grate, jar, burr, pipe, twang, jangle, clank, clink; scream (cry) [more]; yelp (animal sound) [more]; buzz (hiss) [more].

set the teeth on edge, �corcher les oreilles; pierce the ears, split the ears, split the head; offend the ear, grate upon the ear, jar upon the ear.

[Adjectives] creaking; stridulous, harsh, coarse, hoarse, horrisonous, rough, gruff, grum, sepulchral, hollow.

sharp, high, acute, shrill; trumpet-toned; piercing, ear-piercing, high-pitched, high-toned; cracked; discordant [more]; cacophonous.

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