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noun [countable/uncountable]     reverberation pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    a sound that is repeated many times as it hits two opposite surfaces, so that it makes a place seem to shake slightly

    They could feel the reverberation of the explosion two streets away.

  2. 2
    formal an effect that spreads over a wide area or lasts for a long time

    The decision had reverberations that shook stock markets around the world.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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