Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of clangor.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of clangor.

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Examples

  • It used the shell of the earth valley for its trumpetings, its clangors — but as one hears in the murmurings of the fluted conch the great voice of ocean, its whispering and its roarings, so here in the clamorous shell of the

    The Metal Monster

  • They are like sensitive surfaces that have been laid in the midst of the New Yorks; and record not only the clangors, but all the violent forms of the city, the beat of the frenetic activity, the intersecting planes of light, the masses of the masonry with the tiny, dwarf-like creatures running in and out, the electric signs staining the inky nightclouds.

    Musical Portraits Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers

  • So, too, the poem, entitled “Sleeping Out, ” charms me and stirs me with its golden clangors and crying flames of emotion as it mounts up to “the white one flame, ” to “the laughter and the lips of light.

    Introduction by George Edward Woodberry

  • He longed with a great longing for sympathy, for love, for the softer influences that cradle even warriors between the clangors of the battles.

    The Blazed Trail

  • He longed with a great longing for sympathy, for love, for the softer influences that cradle even warriors between the clangors of the battles.

    The Blazed Trail

  • So, too, the poem, entitled "Sleeping Out", charms me and stirs me with its golden clangors and crying flames of emotion as it mounts up to "the white one flame", to "the laughter and the lips of light".

    The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke

  • He took us first to see his docks and godowns, resounding with the loud clangors of trade, and then through the grassy Kow-Loon plains, by a wide red road shadowed with banana-trees, to this lordly pavilion set on the crest of many flowering terraces – its pale-yellow outlines cut cameo-like against the burning blue of the equatorial sky.

    In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World

  • Hurtling through the air, it seemed, with a sense of fierce speed, the varied clangors of the train, the ringing of the rails, the frequent hoarse blasts of the whistle, the jangling of the metallic fixtures, the jarring of the window-panes, all were keenly differentiated by her exacerbated and sensitive perceptions, and each had its own peculiar irritation.

    The Ordeal A Mountain Romance of Tennessee

  • As the shouts redoubled, and mingled with the various clangors of battle, drew nearer the tower, the impatience of the earl could not be restrained.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • They had not died away, before they were taken up and repeated, east, west, and north and south, by shriller, more pervading clangors.

    The Roman Traitor (Vol. 2 of 2)

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