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  • v. Present participle of reecho.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of sounds) repeating by reflection


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  • It might be said that her head was surrounded by her first husband's halo of glory, his name reechoing around her like a homage or a reproach.

    The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VIII (of X) - Continental Europe II.

  • The officer soon returned with the report that Hooker was all right, that the cannonading was only a part of a little rear-guard fight, two sections of artillery making all the noise, the reverberations from point to point in the adjacent mountains echoing and reechoing till it seemed that at least fifty guns were engaged.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • The herd of reechoing tourists had departed and most of the solemn places had relapsed into solemnity.

    The Portrait of a Lady

  • How she listened at first to the sonorous lamentations of its romantic melancholies reechoing through the world and eternity!

    Madame Bovary

  • That thought kept echoing and reechoing in Skarnu's mind.

    Rulers of the Darkness

  • The sound of the motor was horrendous in the close confines, echoing and reechoing off the rough walls.


  • The disquiet and consternation he had set up among the brothers would go on echoing and reechoing for some time, while he who had caused it had recoiled into numbness and exhaustion.

    The Holy Thief

  • That weird unhuman voice rolled down from the roof, reechoing under that arching vault that magnified and altered it beyond recognition.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • Even when the nearness of rigging brought me to myself once more, it seemed he flew with me, his words reechoing in my ears.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • The air was full of wings and dragon tails, rent with a chorus of sounds, echoing and reechoing across the stony valley.



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