The correct answer is ring.
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The correct answer is [C] To ring; to toll; to sound loudly and sonorously; to ring out; to sound vigorously in a peal.
Peal comes from Middle English pele, French apele, Latin appellare (to call or summon).
Examples of use:
- The bell pealed out the time at hourly intervals.
- The church bells pealed to summon believers to the morning service.