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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of echo.


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  • It is no quirk that the avid reader of James Joyce and a qualified linguist, atomic physicist Murray Gell-Mann, chose quark over quork, based on the phrase "Three quarks for Muster Mark" in "Finnegan's Wake," because he had found there were three kinds of quarks in a proton and the word echoed the phrase "three quarts for Mister" elsewhere in the novel "Dairy Daring: Quark," Week in Words, Jan. 21.

    Quarks, Quorks, Joyce and a Wake

  • The phrase echoed in my head; I thought of Beckett's Waiting For Godot.

    Ming Holden: Kenya Dispatch: The End of Structure

  • My name echoed from his lips like a prayer, murmured in gentle refrain.

    Brush of Darkness

  • My name echoed between us like a prayer, and I answered with a mewling cry, tumbling over the precipice again.

    Brush of Darkness

  • The name echoed through her mind, and then she remembered.

    Ecstasy in Darkness

  • My name echoed in my head, his voice, not his voice.

    The Legacy

  • The word echoed in the room; Neason took a step back at the force of it.

    One Night in Scotland

  • Peter went from seeing his name on cut lists to hearing his name echoed over and over again like that of a champion.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inside Basketball

  • Last night: the phrase echoed in my mind, and I blinked.

    Oh My Goth

  • The word echoed inside him, a mournful reverberation that emanated from behind his breastbone and would not stop.

    Say When


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