Synonyms of 'rumble'
to make or cause to make a deep echoing soundThunder rumbled over the Downs.
guns firing, drums rolling, cymbals clashing
Thunder boomed like battlefield cannons over Crooked Mountain.
The rumble of thunder echoed through the valley.
the roaring waters of Niagara Falls
the sound of fireworks thundering up above
My stomach grumbled loudly.
The soldiers' boots resounded in the street.
A woman's laughter reverberated in the courtyard.
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in the sense of boom
to make a loud deep echoing soundThunder boomed like battlefield cannons over Crooked Mountain.
in the sense of echo
(of a place) to be filled with a sound and its echoesThe rumble of thunder echoed through the valley.
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