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Why not simply describe the FX you want. Footsteps on gravel, rusty metal gate opening, reverberating gunshot, scream of pain is far more useful in a screenplay than Crunch, Creak, Kapowee, Aaaagh. Unless of course you are writing a comic book.
Consider screech, clang, clank, groan. • screech, “A high-pitched strident or piercing sound, such as that between a moving object and any surface.” • clang, “A loud, ringing sound, like that made by free-hanging metal objects striking each other.” • clank, “A loud, hard sound of metal hitting metal. Usage note: Clank usually expresses a duller or less ...
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