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ejaculate

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; seminal fluid; seed; cum; come.
  • verb utter impulsively
    blurt; blurt out; blunder out; blunder.
    • He blurted out the secret
    • He blundered his stupid ideas

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rhetorician

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechmaker; speechifier.

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dynasty

  • noun a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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hendrix

  • noun United States guitarist whose innovative style with electric guitars influenced the development of rock music (1942-1970)
    James Marshall Hendrix; Jimi Hendrix.

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elegy

  • noun a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
    lament.

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bailey

  • noun United States singer (1918-1990)
    Pearl Mae Bailey; Pearl Bailey.
  • noun English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742)
    Nathaniel Bailey; Nathan Bailey.

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marching

  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    march.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • verb march in a procession
    process; march.
    • They processed into the dining room

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barbra_joan_streisand

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1942)
    Streisand; Barbra Streisand.

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self-pity

  • noun a feeling of sorrow (often self-indulgent) over your own sufferings

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tweet

  • noun a weak chirping sound as of a small bird
  • verb make a weak, chirping sound
    twirp.
    • the small bird was tweeting in the tree

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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song_of_solomon

  • noun an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later
    Canticles; Song of Songs; Canticle of Canticles.

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delibes

  • noun French composer of operas (1836-1891)
    Leo Delibes; Clement Philibert Leo Delibes.

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schonberg

  • noun United States composer and musical theorist (born in Austria) who developed atonal composition (1874-1951)
    Arnold Schoenberg; Arnold Schonberg; Schoenberg.

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sputter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    splutter.

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whack

  • noun the sound made by a sharp swift blow
  • noun the act of hitting vigorously
    knock; whang; rap; belt.
    • he gave the table a whack

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lure

  • noun qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
    come-on; enticement.
  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; bait; sweetener; hook.

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compassion

  • noun a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
    compassionateness.
  • noun the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
    pity.

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clickety-click

  • noun a fast and rhythmic click-clack
    clickety-clack.
    • the clickety-clack of the typewriters

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tallis

  • noun English organist and composer of church and secular music; was granted a monopoly in music printing with William Byrd (1505-1585)
    Thomas Tallis.
  • noun (Judaism) a shawl with a ritually knotted fringe at each corner; worn by Jews at morning prayer
    tallith; prayer shawl.

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replication

  • noun the act of making copies
    reproduction.
    • Gutenberg's reproduction of holy texts was far more efficient
  • noun (genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division

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smack

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    slap.
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; flavor; relish.

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signature_tune

  • noun a melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program
    theme song; signature.

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screaming

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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oscine_bird

  • noun passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
    oscine.

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musical_comedy

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical; musical theater.

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prattler

  • noun someone who speaks in a childish way

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walter_piston

  • noun United States neoclassical composer (1894-1976)
    Piston.

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velar

  • noun a consonant produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate
    velar consonant.
  • adjective of or relating to the velum

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decima

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nursery

  • noun a child's room for a baby
    baby's room.
  • noun a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
    glasshouse; greenhouse.

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hess

  • noun English pianist (1890-1965)
    Dame Myra Hess.
  • noun Swiss physiologist noted for studies of the brain (1881-1973)
    Walter Hess; Walter Rudolf Hess.

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windsor

  • noun a city in southeastern Ontario on the Detroit River opposite Detroit
  • noun the British royal family since 1917
    House of Windsor.

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belt_out

  • verb sing loudly and forcefully
    belt.

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modest_petrovich_moussorgsky

  • noun Russian composer of operas and orchestral works (1839-1881)
    Modest Mussorgsky; Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky; Mussorgsky; Moussorgsky; Modest Moussorgsky.

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mumbling

  • noun indistinct enunciation
  • noun ineffectual chewing (as if without teeth)
    gumming.

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phoner

  • noun the person initiating a telephone call
    caller-up; caller; telephoner.
    • there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone

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edda

  • noun tropical starchy tuberous root
    cocoyam; dasheen; taro; taro root.
  • noun either of two distinct works in Old Icelandic dating from the late 13th century and consisting of 34 mythological and heroic ballads composed between 800 and 1200; the primary source for Scandinavian mythology

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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yack

  • noun noisy talk
    chatter; cackle; yak; yakety-yak.
  • verb talk incessantly and tiresomely
    jaw; yap away; yack away; rattle on.

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aram_kachaturian

  • noun Armenian composer who incorporated oriental folk music (1903-1978)
    Kachaturian.

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broken_heart

  • noun devastating sorrow and despair
    • he is recovering from a broken heart
    • a broken heart languishes here

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expressive

  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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prosody

  • noun the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
    inflection.
  • noun (prosody) a system of versification
    poetic rhythm; rhythmic pattern.

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greek_chorus

  • noun a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play
    chorus.

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bombination

  • noun sound of rapid vibration
    bombilation; buzz.
    • the buzz of a bumble bee

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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antiphonal

  • noun bound collection of antiphons
    antiphonary.
  • adjective containing or using responses; alternating
    responsive.
    • responsive reading
    • antiphonal laughter

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umayyad

  • noun the first dynasty of Arab caliphs whose capital was Damascus
    Ommiad; Omayyad.

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thunder

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; roaring; boom.
  • noun a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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chin

  • noun the protruding part of the lower jaw
    mentum.
  • noun Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India
    Kuki; Kuki-Chin.

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boogie

  • noun an instrumental version of the blues (especially for piano)
    boogie-woogie.
  • verb dance to boogie music

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neb

  • noun a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
    snout.
  • noun horny projecting mouth of a bird
    nib; pecker; bill; beak.

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sing

  • verb deliver by singing
    • Sing Christmas carols
  • verb produce tones with the voice
    • She was singing while she was cooking
    • My brother sings very well

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rat-tat

  • noun a series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)
    rat-a-tat; rat-a-tat-tat.

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above

  • noun an earlier section of a written text
    • for instructions refer to the above
  • adjective satellite appearing earlier in the same text
    • flaws in the above interpretation

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beater

  • noun a worker who rouses wild game from under cover for a hunter
  • noun an implement for beating

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lena_calhoun_horne

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1917)
    Horne; Lena Horne.

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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bird_of_paradise

  • noun a tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
    Poinciana gilliesii; poinciana; Caesalpinia gilliesii.
  • noun ornamental plant of tropical South Africa and South America having stalks of orange and purplish-blue flowers resembling a bird
    Strelitzia reginae.

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remorse

  • noun a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
    compunction; self-reproach.

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leitmotif

  • noun a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas)
    leitmotiv.

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musicalness

  • noun the property of sounding like music
    musicality.

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mew

  • noun the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this)
    meow; miaow; miaou; miaul.
  • noun the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
    mew gull; Larus canus; sea mew.

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shriek

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screaming; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    screech; screeching; screaming; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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leitmotiv

  • noun a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas)
    leitmotif.

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duke_ellington

  • noun United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
    Edward Kennedy Ellington; Ellington.

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folk_ballad

  • noun a song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture
    folksong; folk song.

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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orinasal

  • noun a speech sound produced with both the oral and nasal passages open (as French nasal vowels)
    orinasal phone.

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piano_player

  • noun a person who plays the piano
    pianist.

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verbalise

  • verb be verbose
    verbalize.
    • This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious
  • verb express in speech
    verbalize; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

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bass_voice

  • noun the lowest adult male singing voice
    basso; bass.

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processional

  • noun religious music used in a procession
    prosodion.
  • adjective intended for use in a procession
    • processional music
    • processional cross

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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george_frederick_handel

  • noun a prolific British baroque composer (born in Germany) remembered best for his oratorio Messiah (1685-1759)
    Georg Friedrich Handel; George Frideric Handel; Handel.

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classification

  • noun the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    categorisation; categorization; compartmentalization; compartmentalisation; assortment.
  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorisation; categorization.

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te_deum

  • noun an ancient liturgical hymn

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charles_camille_saint-saens

  • noun French pianist and composer (1835-1921)
    Saint-Saens.

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reverberance

  • noun having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
    ringing; sonorousness; plangency; resonance; vibrancy; sonority.

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grumbler

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
    squawker; moaner; sniveller; crybaby; complainer; whiner; bellyacher.

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bellini

  • noun Italian composer of operas (1801-1835)
    Vincenzo Bellini.

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plop

  • noun the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
  • verb drop something with a plopping sound

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tammy_wynette

  • noun United States country singer (1942-1998)
    Wynette; Tammy Wynetter Pugh.

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idyll

  • noun an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll
  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    pastorale; pastoral; idyl.

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rodgers

  • noun United States composer of musical comedies (especially in collaboration with Oscar Hammerstein II and with Lorenz Hart) (1902-1979)
    Richard Rodgers.

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introit

  • noun a composition of vocal music that is appropriate for opening church services

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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tell

  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name
  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.

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blather

  • noun foolish gibberish
    blatherskite.
  • verb to talk foolishly
    babble; smatter; blether; blither.
    • The two women babbled and crooned at the baby

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gustav_mahler

  • noun Austrian composer and conductor (1860-1911)
    Mahler.

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bombast

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; fustian; claptrap; rant.

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modest_moussorgsky

  • noun Russian composer of operas and orchestral works (1839-1881)
    Modest Mussorgsky; Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky; Mussorgsky; Moussorgsky; Modest Petrovich Moussorgsky.

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inflect

  • verb change the form of a word in accordance as required by the grammatical rules of the language
  • verb vary the pitch of one's speech
    tone; modulate.

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grief

  • noun intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
    heartache; brokenheartedness; heartbreak.
  • noun something that causes great unhappiness
    sorrow.
    • her death was a great grief to John

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phone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; telephone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    sound; speech sound.

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hurl

  • noun a violent throw
    cast.
  • verb throw forcefully
    cast; hurtle.

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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peter_ilich_tchaikovsky

  • noun important Russian composer whose works are noted for their expressive melodies (1840-1893)
    Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky; Peter Tchaikovsky; Pyotr Tchaikovsky; Tchaikovsky.

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henry_purcell

  • noun English organist at Westminster Abbey and composer of many theatrical pieces (1659-1695)
    Purcell.

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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tympan

  • noun a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
    membranophone; drum.

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ch'ing

  • noun the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu
    Qing; Manchu dynasty; Ch'ing dynasty; Qing dynasty; Manchu.

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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brahms

  • noun German composer who developed the romantic style of both lyrical and classical music (1833-1897)
    Johannes Brahms.
  • noun the music of Brahms
    • Brahms was included in the program

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respighi

  • noun Italian composer remembered for his symphonic poems (1879-1936)
    Ottorino Respighi.

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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carioca

  • noun music composed for dancing the carioca
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Rio de Janeiro

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songwise

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era

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    epoch.
  • noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
    geological era.

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zhou_dynasty

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    Zhou; Chou dynasty; Chou; Chow dynasty; Chow.

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henry

  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    H.
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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taradiddle

  • noun a trivial lie
    fib; tale; story; tarradiddle.
    • he told a fib about eating his spinach
    • how can I stop my child from telling stories?
  • noun pretentious or silly talk or writing
    boloney; humbug; bilgewater; tarradiddle; tosh; bosh; baloney; drool; tommyrot; twaddle.

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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honey

  • noun a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    dear; dearest; love; beloved.

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old_world_oriole

  • noun mostly tropical songbird; the male is usually bright orange and black
    oriole.

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violin

  • noun bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
    fiddle.

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pipit

  • noun a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage
    lark; titlark.

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harmonium

  • noun a free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows
    reed organ; organ.

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voicer

  • noun someone who regulates the tone of organ pipes
  • noun a speaker who voices an opinion

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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trill

  • noun a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
    shake.
  • noun the articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant `r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula
    • he pronounced his R's with a distinct trill

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stride

  • noun a step in walking or running
    pace; tread.
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    pace; footstep; step.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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yuan

  • noun the basic unit of money in China
    kwai.
  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
    Yuan dynasty; Mongol dynasty.

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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negro_spiritual

  • noun a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States
    spiritual.

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alban_berg

  • noun Austrian composer in Schoenberg's twelve-tone music system (1885-1935)
    Berg.

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giacomo_meyerbeer

  • noun German composer of operas in a style that influenced Richard Wagner (1791-1864)
    Jakob Liebmann Beer; Meyerbeer.

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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sitar_player

  • noun a musician who plays the sitar

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kreisler

  • noun United States violinist (born in Austria) (1875-1962)
    Fritz Kreisler.

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hindemith

  • noun German neoclassical composer and conductor who believed that music should have a social purpose (1895-1963)
    Paul Hindemith.

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miles_davis

  • noun United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)
    Davis; Miles Dewey Davis Jr..

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music_director

  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; conductor.

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house_of_hanover

  • noun the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
    Hanover; Hanoverian line.

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cadence

  • noun (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
    beat; metre; meter; measure.
  • noun the close of a musical section

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honey_eater

  • noun Australasian bird with tongue and bill adapted for extracting nectar
    honeysucker.

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ottorino_respighi

  • noun Italian composer remembered for his symphonic poems (1879-1936)
    Respighi.

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dylan

  • noun United States songwriter noted for his protest songs (born in 1941)
    Bob Dylan.
  • noun Celtic god of the waves; son of Arianrhod

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paste

  • noun any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency
  • noun a hard, brilliant lead glass that is used in making artificial jewelry

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claptrap

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; fustian; bombast; rant.

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modulation

  • noun a musical passage moving from one key to another
    transition.
  • noun (electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase

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vocalization

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations
  • noun the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
    utterance.

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hiram_king_williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram Williams; Hank Williams; Williams.

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clippety-clop

  • noun the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
    clip-clop; clunking; clopping; clop; clumping.

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warble

  • noun a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly
  • verb sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
    quaver; trill.

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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coleman_hawkins

  • noun United States jazz saxophonist (1904-1969)
    Hawkins.

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ablaut

  • noun a vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song)

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farrell

  • noun United States writer remembered for his novels (1904-1979)
    James Thomas Farrell.
  • noun United States operatic soprano noted for the clarity and power of her voice (1920-2002)
    Eileen Farrell.

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spout

  • noun an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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crepitation_rale

  • noun the crackling sound heard on auscultation when patients with respiratory diseases inhale; associated with tuberculosis and pneumonia and congestive heart failure

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decoy

  • noun a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
    steerer.
  • noun something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    lure; bait.

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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banger

  • noun (British informal) pork sausage
  • noun firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
    cracker; firecracker.

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giambattista_lulli

  • noun French composer (born in Italy) who was the court composer to Louis XIV and founded the national French opera (1632-1687)
    Jean Baptiste Lully; Lulli; Lully.

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midsong

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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tonic_solfa

  • noun a system of solmization using the solfa syllables: do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti
    solfa.

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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kathryn_elizabeth_smith

  • noun United States singer noted for her rendition of patriotic songs (1909-1986)
    Smith; Kate Smith.

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cantus

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papua_new_guinea

  • noun a parliamentary democracy on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea; in 1975 it became an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations
    Independent State of Papua New Guinea.

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keyboard

  • noun device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
  • noun holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung

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ignace_jan_paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Paderewski; Paderewski.

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landowska

  • noun United States harpsichordist (born in Poland) who helped to revive modern interest in the harpsichord (1879-1959)
    Wanda Landowska.

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video

  • noun the visible part of a television transmission
    picture.
    • they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone
  • noun a recording of both the visual and audible components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program)
    video recording.

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musical_phrase

  • noun a short musical passage
    phrase.

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nocturne

  • noun a pensive lyrical piece of music (especially for the piano)
    notturno.

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harmonica

  • noun a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
    harp; mouth organ; mouth harp.

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canto

  • noun the highest part (usually the melody) in a piece of choral music
  • noun a major division of a long poem

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tinkle

  • noun a light clear metallic sound as of a small bell
    ting.
  • verb make or emit a high sound
    clink; tink; chink.
    • tinkling bells

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tramp

  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    hobo; bum.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    swinger.

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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barber

  • noun United States composer (1910-1981)
    Samuel Barber.
  • noun a hairdresser who cuts hair and shaves beards as a trade

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vocaliser

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; utterer.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun a person who sings
    singer; vocalizer; vocalist.

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stephen_michael_reich

  • noun United States composer (born in 1936)
    Steve Reich; Reich.

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clanger

  • noun a conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate
    • he dropped a clanger

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yoik

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vocal_music

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal.
  • noun music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music)

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driveller

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    jabberer.
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    dribbler; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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barbra_streisand

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1942)
    Streisand; Barbra Joan Streisand.

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songwriter

  • noun a composer of words or music for popular songs
    ballad maker; songster.

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threnode

A threne, or threnody; a dirge; a funeral song.

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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detachment

  • noun avoiding emotional involvement
    withdrawal.
  • noun the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
    disengagement.

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rhetoric

  • noun using language effectively to please or persuade
  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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ruth

  • noun a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
    pity; commiseration; pathos.
    • the blind are too often objects of pity
  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    George Herman Ruth; Babe Ruth; Sultan of Swat.

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schoenberg

  • noun United States composer and musical theorist (born in Austria) who developed atonal composition (1874-1951)
    Arnold Schoenberg; Arnold Schonberg; Schonberg.

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percussive_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
    percussion instrument.

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choir

  • noun a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  • noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
    consort.

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torch_singer

  • noun a singer (usually a woman) who specializes in singing torch songs

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whiff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    puff; puff of air.
  • noun a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil

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hank_williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram Williams; Hiram King Williams; Williams.

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bong

  • noun a dull resonant sound as of a bell
  • verb ring loudly and deeply
    • the big bell bonged

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toll

  • noun a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
  • noun value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    price; cost.
    • the cost in human life was enormous
    • the price of success is hard work
    • what price glory?

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songworthy

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log

  • noun a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
  • noun the exponent required to produce a given number
    logarithm.

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mikhail_glinka

  • noun Russian composer (1804-1857)
    Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka; Glinka.

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sir_william_walton

  • noun English composer (1902-1983)
    Sir William Turner Walton; Walton; William Walton.

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plantagenet_line

  • noun the family name of a line of English kings that reigned from 1154 to 1485
    Plantagenet.

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whiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air
    • he heard the whiz of bullets near his head

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ernestine_schumann-heink

  • noun United States operatic contralto (1861-1936)
    Schumann-Heink.

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hautbois

  • noun a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
    hautboy; oboe.

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yoko_ono

  • noun United States musician (born in Japan) who married John Lennon and collaborated with him on recordings (born in 1933)
    Ono.

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diction

  • noun the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
    enunciation.
  • noun the manner in which something is expressed in words
    phrasing; choice of words; verbiage; phraseology; wording.
    • use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton

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trumpeter

  • noun a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
    cornetist.
  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    herald.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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whoosh

  • noun the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
    swoosh.
  • verb move with a sibilant sound
    woosh.
    • He whooshed the doors open

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shankar

  • noun Indian sitar player who popularized classical Indian music in the West (born in 1920)
    Ravi Shankar.

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gob

  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; Jack; seafarer; mariner.
  • noun a lump of slimy stuff
    • a gob of phlegm

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forte

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; specialty; long suit; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun (music) loud
    fortissimo.

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melody

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; line; tune.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes
    tonal pattern.

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intonate

  • verb speak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone
    intone.
    • please intonate with sadness
  • verb recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    chant; cantillate; intone.
    • The rabbi chanted a prayer

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sung_dynasty

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy
    Sung; Song dynasty; Song.

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ravi_shankar

  • noun Indian sitar player who popularized classical Indian music in the West (born in 1920)
    Shankar.

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reader

  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.

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ranter

  • noun someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner
    raver.

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faddle

To trifle; to toy. -- v. t. To fondle; to dandle. Prov. Eng. Halliwell.

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tammy_wynetter_pugh

  • noun United States country singer (1942-1998)
    Wynette; Tammy Wynette.

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angelus

  • noun the sound of a bell rung in Roman Catholic churches to announce the time when the Angelus should be recited
    angelus bell.
  • noun a prayer said 3 times a day by Roman Catholics in memory of the Annunciation

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artur_rubinstein

  • noun United States pianist (born in Poland) known for his interpretations of the music of Chopin (1886-1982)
    Arthur Rubinstein; Rubinstein.

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dame_nellie_melba

  • noun Australian operatic soprano (1861-1931)
    Melba; Helen Porter Mitchell.

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dmitri_shostakovich

  • noun Russian composer best known for his fifteen symphonies (1906-1975)
    Shostakovich; Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich.

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mourning

  • noun state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
    bereavement.
  • noun the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
    lamentation.

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techno

  • noun a style of fast heavy electronic dance music usually without vocals

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verbalisation

  • noun the words that are spoken in the activity of verbalization
    verbalization.
  • noun the activity of expressing something in words
    verbalization.

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