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“My dad freaked out when the tabloid reporter turned up,” Cumming says, in his lilting Scottish brogue.

With his sandy blonde hair, blue eyes, and lilting Irish tones, Mosse clearly stuck out as a foreigner in the Congo region.

Sister Simone speaks with a gentle, lilting voice, but her words are pointed and direct.

“We always have fun,” she confided in her lilting Slovenian purr.

The young Englishman's hair, pale in color and very smooth, was worn longer than the fashion, the ends lilting.

And at the merry lilting of it Bibbs's father's son took heart to forget some of his trepidation.

Suddenly the melody changed to a glad little lilting measure, as sweet as love itself.

Then she strode on with a lilting joy, humming a song and putting her horse to his paces to keep up with her.

As she spoke the doors at the end of the dancing-hall opened, and the musicians in the gallery began to play a lilting strain.

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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lilting, such as: choral, emotional, expressive, melodic, operatic, and passionate.

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