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Your RBR Word of the Day: knell

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knell \NEL\, verb:
1. The stroke of a bell tolled at a funeral or at the death of a person; a death signal; a passing bell; hence, figuratively, a warning of, or a sound indicating, the passing away of anything.

intransitive verb:
1. To sound as a knell; especially, to toll at a death or funeral; hence, to sound as a warning or evil omen.

I have to admit, even though I just can't get on board with the Hokies, having Enter Sandman knell their entrance into the stadium is pretty awesome.