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1. knell

noun. ['ˈnɛl'] the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something.

Synonyms

  • bell

Antonyms

  • detach
  • silence

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Rhymes with Knell

  • antipersonell
  • industrielle
  • aix-la-chapelle
  • marcantel
  • mademoiselle
  • sanmiguel
  • materiel
  • jeanmichele
  • esquivel
  • esquibel
  • clientele
  • carrasquel
  • carbonell
  • anfal
  • ransdell
  • quesnel
  • postrelle
  • personnel
  • nepl
  • montiel
  • mirabel
  • lyondell
  • get-well
  • gabriele
  • futrell
  • frenzel
  • dantrell
  • cantrelle
  • cantrell
  • bandshell

Sentences with knell


1. Noun, singular or mass
Losing one leg or even a claw is not a death knell for the crab.

Quotes about knell


1. Humor has to surprise us; otherwise, it isn't funny. It's a death knell for a writer to be labeled a humorist because then it's not a surprise anymore.
- Garrison Keillor

2. Full fathom five thy father lies;Of his bones are coral made;Those are pearls that were his eyes:Nothing of him that doth fade,But doth suffer a sea-changeInto something rich and strange.Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell: Ding-dong Hark! now I hear them,—Ding-dong, bell.
- William Shakespeare, The Tempest

2. knell

verb. ['ˈnɛl'] ring as in announcing death.

Synonyms

  • ring

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • go

3. knell

verb. ['ˈnɛl'] make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification.

Synonyms

  • toll
  • go
  • sound

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • ride
  • follow
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