Each issue of This Week in Sound (tinyletter.com/disquiet), I close the introduction with a different sonic verb. Last night it was “bawl.” Here’s the list for the past 68 issues:
babble, bawl, bay, blow, bombinate, burble, burr, buzz, cantillate, cheep, chirr, chirrup, churr, clang, coo, crackle, croon, drone, echo, echolocate, fissle, gasp, groan, gurgle, harmonize, hiss, howl, hum, intone, keen, mewl, moan, mumble, murmur, mutter, nasalize, oscillate, psithurate, purr, resound, ring, roar, rumble, rustle, scream, screech, shout, shriek, sibilate, sigh, sign, snore, sough, squall, squeal, susurrate, swish, thrum, thwack, trill, vibrate, wail, whimper, whine, whir, whisper, yell, yelp
Do you have a favorite sonic verb that’s not on this list?
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One of my favourites is ‘plop’ as in ‘the stone plopped into the river’.