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  • v. Present participle of gong.


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  • The highlight of the party on Friday afternoon is the installation of the refurbished Rank clock, complete with the famous, semi-clad gonging man.

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  • "Talk That Talk" features gonging dance beats and variations on the Barbados-born singer's vocal trademark of stabbing at repeated syllables.

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  • And then the commercial would show me sleeping in bed and the gonging and stretching and smiling and getting up to do yoga and drink cashew nut milk and eat goji berries for breakfast because that is what the Zen eat.

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  • How it works is, you set it for ten minutes before you really have to get up and the gong goes off at specific time intervals until finally it is gonging continuously.

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  • And it was the gonging soul-shattering death knell for this Future Is Now season.

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  • Gamelan, apparently it's not just about randomly gonging gongs.

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  • He was hard on my work, but handed out praise when he thought it was due, and I had an odd admiration for him – right up until the moment when I sold my first book, had some measure of success as a published writer, and he threatened to punch me in the head because I said the wrong thing during one of his epic, gonging hangovers.

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  • A three-piece band played Caribbean music softly in the corner, the steel drum gonging a happy tune.


  • Across a distance of wet warmth the gonging of the bells uncertain of a destination.

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  • A new book from the crafter of the hyphenated superbole: "He sleep-otters under small black stones..." and later "illness's knapped letter is ribboned" in the "water-earth, the gonging."

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  • Blood quickens, gonging in my ears:

    the panther's tread is on the stairs

    from "Pursuit," by Sylvia Plath

    April 8, 2008