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  • But, then, principles went out the window some time back--otherwise, we would not hear the cacaphonous silence from the the office of once-liberal lion, Ted Kennedy.

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  • Eunice and I have driven through the cacaphonous streets of Nyala, a post-genocide boom town with a population now over a million.

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  • I can't explain that when you stand under a startled uprising of Arctic geese, their gabbling voices and swirl of black wing markings assault you like an overdose of cacaphonous calligraphy or that I wonder what impact an elevated whoosh will have on my writing.

    Giles Slade: Don't Be A Whiner

  • Moved not by the music (created by five composer/musicians seated at synthesizer/mixer tables about the room), which ran its own largely improvised, cacaphonous course, but by internalized rhythms, the dancers bent and twisted their heads, torsos and limbs, jumped, ran, twirled and twitched alone or together.

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  • We've been reading Gerald McBoing Boing by Dr. Seuss, in which poor Gerald is born without the ability to speak communicating only through cacaphonous sound.

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  • Why the room didn't burst out with cacaphonous laughter at Sen. Feingold's apparently serious assertion that McCain-Feingold avoided consitutional problems...

    Senator Feingold lectures at the Law School.

  • Wouldn't it be delicious if public furor grew so cacaphonous prior to the election that the Dems preemptively repealed ObamaCare in hopes of averting an electoral tsunami?

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  • Then, on the day, of a big recital in front of your family and a big crowd, you decided to sit down at the piano and start pounding the keys with your elbows (again, pantomimed, with cacaphonous sound effects).

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  • That division is still evident in Copenhagen, but the new one is increasingly being superimposed as most of the countries cramped into the crowded, cacaphonous conference centre have come to suspect that they could be bypassed in a big polluters bargain. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • A Justice Department guy told us of the need for uniforms for rehabbing the Somali police because the symbolism just of the uniforms would work wonders for crowd control -- these were disjointed, cacaphonous tidbits that pointed to dramatic, drastic change.

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