tintinnabulate


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tintinnabulate

(ˌtɪntɪˈnæbjʊˌleɪt)
vb (intr)
to ring
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Verb1.tintinnabulate - ring or sound like a small bell
ring, peal - sound loudly and sonorously; "the bells rang"
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(22.) Peter Swaab tintinnabulates that "the metaphors--dolphins, bells--are sensuous without being sensual, and the tumble of the elements describes a planetary blessing, not a sexual allure" ("Hopkins and the Pushed Peach," CritQ 37, no.3 [1995]: 56).
In another space, specially commissioned music sometimes quietly tintinnabulates. Another has water scented by jasmine petals.