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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of re-echo.
  • n. Plural form of re-echo.


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  • The line of the sewer re-echoes, so to speak, the line of the streets which lie above it.

    Les Miserables

  • The shore re-echoes to our cries; and, as a bird bewails its young, so we bewail our husbands or our children, or our grey-haired mothers.

    The Trojan Women

  • So there he is singing discordantly amid the weeping of my fellow-sailors, and the cave re-echoes; but I have made my way out quietly and would fain save thee and myself, if thou wilt.

    The Cyclops

  • At bathing-time in the morning, the little bay re-echoes with every shrill variety of shriek and splash — after which, if the weather be at all fresh, the sands teem with small blue mottled legs.

    Reprinted Pieces

  • For then a knot of youthful creatures gather round my fireside, and the room re-echoes to their merry voices.

    Master Humphrey's Clock

  • Grubb remained regarding his darkened and disheartening shop; he thought of his former landlord and his present landlord, and of the general disgustingness of business in an age which re-echoes to The

    The War in the Air

  • From all its chapters, from all its pages, from all its sentences, the well-written novel echoes and re-echoes its one creative and controlling thought; to this must every incident and character contribute; the style must have been pitched in unison with this; and if there is anywhere a word that looks another way, the book would be stronger, clearer, and (I had almost said) fuller without it.

    Memories and Portraits

  • Doubtless his heart must have deeply suffered; his behaviour denotes the keenness of his woe; his eyes are everflowing fountains of tears; his bosom the habitation of sighs; five hundred leagues hath he measured in a pilgrimage to her tomb; nightly he visits the dreary vault where she now lies at rest; her solitary grave is his couch; he converses with darkness and the dead, until each lonely aisle re-echoes his distress.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom

  • Yet his Eastern pessimism, which contrasts so sharply with the optimism of the West, re-echoes the lines:

    The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi

  • Its frame flies into splinters, everything in it is split and crushed, and the startled air re-echoes the piteous cries of the drowning.

    Taras Bulba


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