verb. 1 a to return or send back. b to repel or drive back. c to echo. 2 a to send or force back. b to repel from side to side.
The couple's marriage crumbled into bickering and caterwaul. When they were not fighting, they were little more than roommates that shared a mattress. When they were fighting, the boisterous conflict reverberated the windows of their nearly empty house.