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synonyms for alto

  • bass
  • deep
  • low-pitched
  • resonant
  • sonorous
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How to use alto in a sentence

Structurally, the songs are bold — mixtures of balladry, hip-hop, country, soul and blues reside, in some cases, within a single song — and are flavored with instruments as diverse as organ, flute and alto sax.
A NEW ALBUM BY INCARCERATED MUSICIANS FEATURES SONGS OF PRISON, TRAUMA AND HOPEMICHAEL PATRICK F. SMITHSEPTEMBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She sang gospel songs in her strong alto, and she prayed aloud.
FOR YEARS, JAMARCUS CREWS TRIED TO GET A NEW KIDNEY, BUT CORPORATE HEALTHCARE STOOD IN THE WAYBY LIZZIE PRESSERDECEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
He played clarinet and alto saxophone in the 17th Division Special Service Band as part of the Army’s 92nd Infantry Division, popularly known as the Buffalo Soldiers.
MARSHALL ALLEN IS 96 YEARS OLD AND STILL LEADING ONE OF THE MOST VISIONARY JAZZ GROUPS OF ALL TIMESHANNON EFFINGEROCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
"But you see it was just this way," explained the pleasant little voice—all alto notes again.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
"It's only Molly," explained an undeniably sweet little alto voice.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
For the burial of a rich person (entierro alto) the sum of two hundred dollars is frequently paid.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
Truth and sincerity staring out upon you perpetually in alto relievo.
NOTES & QUERIES, NO. 53. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1850VARIOUS
Alto de Mombu, again, is five hundred feet higher than Hacquita, and the mean temperature has here fallen nearly two degrees.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XXII (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
On the 29th a cold south-easter blew off the ice-cliffs and the sun was trying to pierce a gauzy alto-stratus.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
There is no sound save from the bush The alto of the shy wood-thrush, And ever and anon the dip Of a lazy oar.
SONGS FROM VAGABONDIABLISS CARMAN AND RICHARD HOVEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ALTO

  • alto
  • baritone
  • bass
  • booming
  • contralto
  • dark
  • extreme
  • full-toned
  • grave
  • great
  • hard
  • low
  • low-pitched
  • low-toned
  • profound
  • resonant
  • rich
  • sonorous
  • strong
  • vivid
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