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cacophony
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Definition loud confusing disagreeable sounds
  • There was a cacophony of discord as everyone spoke at once.
cacophony = combination of loud confusing disagreeable sounds
  • a cacophony of different musical styles — each trying to play louder than the other
  • ...the cacophony of children's voices, thousands of them at play, splashing in the river and shrieking with innocent laughter.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • cacophony = loud confusing sounds
  • Just like with music, sometimes you have harmony and other times you have cacophony.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • cacophony = loud confusing disagreeable sounds
  • His harsh voice cut through the cacophony of the attack.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • cacophony = loud noises
  • He was suddenly assailed by a bewildering cacophony of voices.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • cacophony = combination of loud confusing disagreeable sounds
  • His howl touched off a chorus of screams and cries chat rivaled the cacophony outside the bus.
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death
  • cacophony = loud confusing disagreeable sounds
  • You drowned in music and pure cacophony.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • cacophony = loud confusing disagreeable sounds
  • It created a cacophony of hacking coughs, bronchial rattles, asthmatic wheezes, consumptive croaks.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela's Ashes
  • cacophony = loud confusing disagreeable sounds
  • But a cacophony filled Maryse's mind, the psychic echo of their shock and horror.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • A weird cacophony results from this mixture and they stop singing to roar with laughter.
    Eugene O'Neill  --  The Iceman Cometh
  • How well they both hid the cacophony life wrote in their bones.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • She saw Mama, sitting on a blanket, a cacophony of color that covered an acre in zigzag rows.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • I was afraid they might wake the grove and drown us in a cacophony of prophecies, bad jokes, and infomercials.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Every sunrise and every sunset the bird songs were near-deafening: a diurnal cacophony of notes clear and limpid, bizarre and unmelodious.
    James Vance Marshall  --  Walkabout
  • In the background, she could hear music blaring and the cacophony of a hundred conversations.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • The roar of activity increased, a cacophony of shouts and whistles and jeers and laughing.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • Tin horns were added to the cacophony.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • And he could almost hear all of them together, drifting through the hotel and making a graceful cacophony.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • They opened it and found themselves standing at the junction of two corridors, bathed in a cacophony of monkey cries.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone

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