clangorous

All Adjective
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  • His lazy speech was cut short by the clangorous slamming of the iron door behind him. Cited from Black Caesar's Clan, by Albert Payson Terhune
  • The church bells kept up their clangorous discord, softened at times by the wind. Cited from Thyrza, George Gissing
  • Cab-borne through the clangorous streets, they seemed a party of exiles. Cited from The Emancipated, by George Gissing
  • Some day, some day - reporting near palace towers, No more to hear the clangorous camp-gongs' clash.
  • After a clangorous, bell-like climax, the music slows and melts into the lush opening theme once more.
  • The noble melody returns and the movement ends with the same clangorous sonorities as it had begun with.
  • I was once present at the worship of some being who is supposed by negroes to love drums and cymbals, and all clangorous noises. Cited from David Elginbrod, by George MacDonald[Scottish]
  • The voice of the giant children spoke to one another, an undertone to that clangorous melody of the smiths. Cited from The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth, by H.G. Wells
  • The second movement, a slow threnody in arch form, opens with clangorous sonorities, before revealing a main theme full of noble character.
  • What tidings in your clangorous rhyme, What message would your tongues sublime To human hearts confide? Cited from Mountain idylls, and Other Poems, by Alfred Castner King
  • In becoming again a disciple he reverts to something that he seemed to have left behind him when he wrote his clangorous "Dwarf Suite." Cited from Musical Portraits, by Paul Rosenfeld
  • And when at the close of the dusty day his clangorous toil was done, She hastened to meet him down the way all lit by the amber sun. Cited from Ballads of a Cheechako, Robert W. Service
  • Her lips parted; from them came another trumpeting-- tyrannic, arrogant and clangorous. Cited from The Metal Monster, by A. Merritt
  • Who would have thought that the clangorous Noise of a Smiths Hammers should have given the first rise to Musick? Cited from The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3, by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele
  • Its essential parts were complete, but humming and clangorous machinery still glared fitfully in the shadows beneath this temporary edifice. Cited from The Sleeper Awakes, by H.G. Wells
  • But that clangorous din None feared; none flinched; as pattering drops of rain They heard it. Cited from The Fall of Troy, by Quintus Smyrnaeus
  • The first movement, marked "Prologo e introito" is a little over fifteen minutes long on average, and is a broad Allegro movement which features a clangorous piano part.
  • FM synthesis is especially valuable for metallic or clangorous noises such as bells, cymbals, or other percussion.
  • In 'The Gods of Greece' he strikes with almost clangorous emphasis the note of pagan aestheticism. Cited from The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller,C. Thomas
  • He draws its general moral lesson from the French Revolution, and with clangorous note warns all whom it concerns, from king to churl, that imposture must come to an end. Cited from Critical Miscellanies, Vol. I, Essay 2: Carlyle, by John Morley
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