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Practise gliding in the form of inflection, or slide, from one extreme of pitch to another.EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
He alludes to it as one of their evil customs and used by them to produce insensibility.TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
There was a rumor that Alessandro and his father had both died; but no one knew anything certainly.RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The Pontellier and Ratignolle compartments adjoined one another under the same roof.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
We prefer the American volume of Hochelaga to the Canadian one, although both are highly interesting.BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The afternoon was a lovely one—the day was a perfect example of the mellowest mood of autumn.CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Many of them were delicious in the role; one of them was the embodiment of every womanly grace and charm.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT

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dissilientadjective | [dih-sil-ee-uhnt ]SEE DEFINITION