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Physical EventsPlay
Use 'rattle' to describe objects in motion making noise due to impact or shaking. SlideHeavy trucks passing by rattled our windows.
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Indicating DisrepairPlay
'Rattle' often suggests something is loose or not secure, like old or broken objects. SlideThe rattling in the car engine signaled a need for repair.
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Ambient SFXPlay
Writers use 'rattle' to create a vivid auditory setting in stories or descriptions. SlideA sudden gust of wind rattled the shutters, adding to the spooky ambiance.