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rumbling

noun
     
Related topics: Textures, Sounds
rum‧bling
1

rumblings

[plural] remarks that show that people are starting to become annoyed, or that a difficult situation is developing:
rumblings of discontent
There have been rumblings about the need for better computers.
2 [countable usually singular]CS a series of long low sounds:
We heard a rumbling behind us.

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