ECHO in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ECHO
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echo
 n.  sound reflected from an opposing surface and repeated to the ear; repetition of a sound
Classic Sentence: (102 in 7 pages)
1  Nothing moved him or spoke to him from the real world unless he heard in it an echo of the infuriated cries within him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
2  A flame began to flutter again on Stephen's cheek as he heard in this proud address an echo of his own proud musings.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
3  Its drawl was an echo of the quays of Dublin given back by a bleak decaying seaport, its energy an echo of the sacred eloquence of Dublin given back flatly by a Wicklow pulpit.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
4  Then there came the sound of many feet tramping and dying away in some passage which sent up a clanging echo.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
5  A gun is fired somewhere; the echo of it seems far away.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
6  His wizened face broke into a broader smile, and the three young ladies laughed in musical echo to his pleasantry, swaying their bodies to and fro, with nervous jerks of their shoulders.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD
7  He becomes an echo of some one else's music, an actor of a part that has not been written for him.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
8  A faint smile curving that sullen mouth was all the echo she could win.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
9  A faint echo of his love came back to him.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
10  "I swear it," came in hoarse echo from her flat mouth.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
11  The echo of her own thoughts infuriated her and Scarlett shook off the pinching fingers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
12  The knocker on the front door hammered with a dull sound that made the still house echo and she heard Aunt Pitty's waddling steps crossing the hall and the door opening.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
13  At the faint echo of passion in his voice, pleasure and excitement crept back into her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
14  When Mademoiselle Reisz came and touched her upon the shoulder and spoke to her, the woman seemed to echo the thought which was ever in Edna's mind; or, better, the feeling which constantly possessed her.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVI
15  The women and children, who lingered around the entrance, took up the words in an echo, which was succeeded by another shrill and plaintive howl.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  This idea finds an echo in many African countries.
2  Three things soon pass away; the echo of the woods, the rainbow, and woman's beauty.
3  As the call, so the echo.
4  There was an echo on the line and I couldn't hear clearly.
5  Thick carpet would reduce the echo in this hallway.
6  Their demand for justice found an echo in communities across the nation.
7  Something about the concrete superstructure of our building acts as a kind of echo chamber.
8  That franchise was told that the blue was chosen to echo the sky, and the building is more orange and red to resemble the surrounding terrain.
9  He heard nothing but the echoes of his own voice.
10  I could hear the echoes in this temple.
11  The echoes of his scream sounded in the cave for several seconds.
12  There are distinct echoes of Elvis Presley in his vocal style.
13  She buried her face in his bosom, she clung to him, she poured out her terrors, her unavailing regrets, and the far echoes turned them all too jeering laughter.
14  The corridor echoed with the barking of a dozen dogs.
15  The sound of an engine echoed back from the thick forest.