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Onomatopoeic originPlay
The word 'tick' mimics the sound it describes, often used for clocks and timers. SlideThe ticking of her wristwatch was soothing.
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Rhythm indicationPlay
'Tick' can suggest a steady pace or rhythm, similar to a heartbeat or metronome. SlideHe ran to the beat of his heart's tick.