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death rattle

Saltos de línea: death rat¦tle

Definición de death rattle en inglés:

sustantivo

A gurgling sound sometimes heard in a dying person’s throat.
Example sentences
  • He laughed, a harsh croaking sound like the death rattle from a blood-choked throat.
  • It was one of those critical moments in science when, if you listen carefully, you can hear the death rattle of long - held assumptions, as they crumble into dust.
  • There was a raspy sigh that sounded more like a death rattle.

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