REVERBERATE in a Sentence

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reverberate
 v.  to throw or bend back, from a surface; ring or echo with sound; spring back; spring away from an impact
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  While on their way, they would make the dense old woods, for miles around, reverberate with their wild songs, revealing at once the highest joy and the deepest sadness.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  The first shots had not yet ceased to reverberate before others rang out and yet more were heard mingling with and overtaking one another.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXIX
3  No severe or prolonged bodily illness followed this incident of the red-room; it only gave my nerves a shock of which I feel the reverberation to this day.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
4  If you tapped--one gentleman had a hammer--there was a hollow sound; a reverberation; undoubtedly, he said, a concealed passage where once somebody had hid.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 2
5  And iron clanked with a huge reverberating clank, and huge lorries shook the earth, and whistles screamed.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
6  My only answer was my own voice reverberating in a rolling echo from the cliffs around me.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
7  At the end of the passage, while the bell was still reverberating, I found Sarah Pocket, who appeared to have now become constitutionally green and yellow by reason of me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIX
8  The moral oppression had produced a physical craving for air, and he strode on, opening his lungs to the reverberating coldness of the night.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
9  The usual sounds reverberated through the shell; Sands making up the fire; Candish stoking the boiler.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 13
10  The scandal of the truant wife, instead of dying down, has reverberated to greater and greater dimensions.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
11  It was before this ruinous building that the worthy couple paused, as the first peal of distant thunder reverberated in the air, and the rain commenced pouring violently down.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
12  At the end of a minute a dull splashing reverberated from the bottom of the well; the helical twist he had imparted to the rope had reached the grapnel below.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
13  The crash of a loaded branch falling far off in the woods reverberated like a musket-shot, and once a fox barked, and Mattie shrank closer to Ethan, and quickened her steps.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
14  There still reverberated in her mind the crashes of the two impregnable citadels of her life, thundering to dust about her ears.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXII
15  A hum of shrill voices reverberated against the low ceiling, leaving Lily shut out in a little circle of silence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
Example Sentence:
1  The US Embassy in Manila found itself under a hail of rotten fruit early today, the latest symptom of anti-American feeling reverberating across Asia in recent days.
2  The entire valley reverberated with the sound of the temple bells.
3  News of the disaster reverberated around the organization.
4  The narrow street reverberated with/to the sound of the workmen's drills.
5  The move by the two London colleges is sending reverberations through higher education.