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if a liquid splashes, it moves or hits something noisily
if something rattles, it makes short sharp knocking sounds as it moves or shakes
if wood, metal, or another material groans, it makes a long low sound as it moves
to move forwards making a continuous deep sound
to move, making loud noises
to move somewhere making a series of loud short noises
to make a lot of noise when moving somewhere fast
to move making a loud, high, and unpleasant noise
to move on a surface that makes the noise of something being crushed
to make the gentle pleasant sound of water as it moves along in a river
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to allow someone to do something, or to allow something to happen
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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