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To make a sound while moving

splash

verb

if a liquid splashes, it moves or hits something noisily

rattle

verb

if something rattles, it makes short sharp knocking sounds as it moves or shakes

groan

verb

if wood, metal, or another material groans, it makes a long low sound as it moves

rumble

verb

to move forwards making a continuous deep sound

bang

verb

to move, making loud noises

clatter

verb

to move somewhere making a series of loud short noises

thunder

verb

to make a lot of noise when moving somewhere fast

screech

verb

to move making a loud, high, and unpleasant noise

crunch

verb

to move on a surface that makes the noise of something being crushed

babble

verb

to make the gentle pleasant sound of water as it moves along in a river

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