consonantly

[ kon-suh-nuhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF consonantly
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"They would have socked it to him, I reckon," Jimmy exclaimed, consonantly.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "sound other than a vowel," from Latin consonantem (nominative consonans), present participle of consonare "to sound together, sound aloud," from com- "with" (see com-) + sonare "to sound" (see sonata). Consonants were thought of as sounds that are only produced together with vowels.

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