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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
2. Sensation
(ii) Specific Sounds
 
406. [Sudden and Violent Sounds.] Snap.
 
  
NOUN:SNAP &c. v.; toot, shout, yell, yap [dial.], yelp, bark; rapping &c. v.
  REPORT, decrepitation, crepitation; thump, knock, clap, thud; burst, thunderclap, thunderburst, eruption, blowout [tire], explosion, discharge, detonation, firing, salvo, volley.
  DETONATOR, bomb, gun, rifle; torpedo, squib, cracker, firecracker, popgun, rattle.
  
VERB:SNAP, rap, tap, knock; click; clash; crack, crackle; crash; pop; slam, bang, clap; thump, toot, yap [dial.], yelp, bark, fire, explode, rattle, burst on the ear; crepitate, flump.
  
ADJECTIVE:rapping &c. v.; crepitant.
  
ADVERB:SLAP-BANG or slam-bang [colloq.], bang [colloq.].
  
INTERJECTION:BANG! crash!

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