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What sound can do and changing sounds

amplify

verb

to make sounds louder

reverberate

verb

if a sound reverberates, it is repeated many times as it hits two opposite surfaces

fade

verb

if a sound fades, it gradually becomes quieter until you cannot hear it any more

echo

verb

if a building, space, or room echoes, noises are repeated there because it is large and empty

ring

verb

if a sound rings in a place, it is loud and you can hear it clearly

rise

verb

if a sound rises, you can start to hear it or it gets louder

deepen

verb

if a sound deepens, or if someone deepens it, it becomes lower

swell

verb

to become gradually louder

deafen

verb

if a noise deafens you, you cannot hear anything else because it is so loud

go off

to start making a noise as a signal or warning

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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bottom gear

the gear that you use for driving a vehicle very slowly

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subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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