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Main Entry: 1ratĚtle
Pronunciation: primarystressrat-schwal
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): ratĚtled; ratĚtling /primarystressrat-lieng, -schwal-ieng/
1 : to make or cause to make a rattle <windows rattling in the wind>
2 : CHATTER 2 <rattled on and on about the party>
3 : to move with a rattle <the old truck rattled down the street>
4 : to say or do in a brisk lively way <rattled off the answers>
5 : to disturb the calmness of : UPSET <the question rattled the speaker>

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