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This Caribbeanized stew, unapologetic for its island lilt, uses fewer ingredients and comes together quickly, while still embodying a striking sense of place.
TRINIDAD-STYLE ALOO AND CHANNA INFUSES AN INDIAN CLASSIC WITH CARIBBEAN FLAVORBRIGID WASHINGTONJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was a native melody, but it had the strange, monotonous lilt of Tony's old-Egyptian melody.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
At the lilt in her voice Mollie, at her end of the wire, sat up and stared inquiringly into the black mouth of the telephone.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
"Better than that," answered Betty with the same lilt to her voice that the girls had heard over the telephone.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Notice, however, that the beat is quite regular, and the lines lilt along as if there were no change.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
These were the nights when "curtains" hung festooned in the heavens, alive, rippling, dancing to the lilt of lightning music.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The lilt of a lark hanging above the swale beside them was not sweeter than the sweetness of his voice.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
The ragged dress did not hide the gentle curves of her body, nor did the tear-streaked grime spoil the lilt of her face.
THE VALOR OF CAPPEN VARRAPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
"Methinks I have some remembrance of the lilt," remarked the gleeman, running his fingers over the strings.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
There had been a lilt of gaiety in trying on the bridal robe for the rehearsals and the posings before the camera.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
AUGUST 4, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO LILT

  • bounce
  • cadence
  • cadency
  • downbeat
  • flow
  • lilt
  • measure
  • meter
  • metre
  • movement
  • pattern
  • periodicity
  • pulse
  • regularity
  • rhyme
  • rise and fall
  • swing
  • tempo
  • time
  • uniformity
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