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synonyms for glottal

  • grating
  • growling
  • husky
  • low
  • rasping
  • rough
  • thick
  • gravelly
  • gruff
  • harsh
  • hoarse
  • inarticulate
  • sepulchral
  • throaty

antonyms for glottal

MOST RELEVANT
  • thin
  • dulcet
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How to use glottal in a sentence

In standard English the h is a glottal continuant only when there is precise and emphatic utterance.
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
The glottal lips open partly by yielding sidewise,—that is, they are compressed,—and partly by being shoved upward and outward.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
The backward apostrophe probably represents the glottal stop; the simple apostrophe may indicate the same sound.
ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTIONS OBTAINEDJAMES STEVENSON
The glottal lips vibrate differently for the different vowels.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
The language was rich in glottal stops, clicks and guttural strangling sounds.
PLANET OF THE DAMNEDHARRY HARRISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GLOTTAL

  • glottal
  • grating
  • gravelly
  • growling
  • gruff
  • harsh
  • hoarse
  • husky
  • inarticulate
  • low
  • rasping
  • rough
  • sepulchral
  • thick
  • throaty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.