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peal

2 verb
     
Related topics: Music, Colours and Sounds
peal2 [intransitive]
1 also peal outAPMC if bells peal, they ring loudly:
The bells pealed out on Christmas Day.
2 literary to make a loud sound:
Lightning flashed and thunder pealed.

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