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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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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.
There was a rumor that Alessandro and his father had both died; but no one knew anything certainly.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
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
Liszt looked at it, and to her fright and dismay cried out in a fit of impatience, "No, I won't hear it!"
Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.
The Pontellier and Ratignolle compartments adjoined one another under the same roof.
The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION