adverb see crackle I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cracklingly — adverb With a crackling sound …   Wiktionary

  • crackle — I. verb (crackled; crackling) Etymology: frequentative of 1crack Date: circa 1560 intransitive verb 1. a. to make small sharp sudden repeated noises < the fire crackles on the hearth > b. to show ani …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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