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LampPro Tip 1/2
Imitative SoundPlay
Use 'hiss' to imitate the actual sound made by animals or objects for vivid description. SlideThe radiator hissed as the hot water flowed through it.
LampPro Tip 2/2
Negative AtmospherePlay
'Hiss' often suggests annoyance or something unwelcome, like danger or discomfort. SlideI could hear the hiss of the snake hidden in the grass.