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 for Crepitate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crepitate \Crep"i*tate\ (kr?p"?-t?t), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
     Crepitated (-t?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Crepitating
     (-t?`t?ng).] [L. crepitatus, p. p. of crepitare to crackle,
     v. intensive of crepare to crack. Cf. Crevice.]
     To make a series of small, sharp, rapidly repeated explosions
     or sounds, as salt in fire; to crackle; to snap.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  crepitate
      v 1: make a crackling sound; "My Rice Krispies crackled in the
           bowl" [syn: crepitate, crackle]

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