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noun as in nighttime song

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They found the perfect lullaby on YouTube — “12 hours puppy sleeping music” — that prepared him for nap time.

Fatherhood crops up in his lyrics from time to time, as in a hidden track on the “Breach” album, a lullaby addressed to his “baby bird” set to a chiming, music-box tune.

Love songs and lullabies, which sometimes may not be easy to tell apart, differed because love songs demonstrated a larger range of accents and pitches.

He was particularly intrigued by the fourth type, lullabies.

Listeners had little trouble telling dance songs from lullabies or healing songs, given their tempos and beats.

But then that night, Dad played it back to me in bed, like a lullaby, my own recorded voice singing myself to sleep.

Washington loves a lullaby—like the one about both sides deserving blame for the decline in bipartisanship.

Gervais sings Elmo a “celebrity lullaby” and even offers him a “celebrity cup of milk.”

It was depressing to think of going to bed in such circumstances with the yelling of an Arctic storm for a lullaby.

A child's preference for the mother's singing is, perhaps, a half reminiscence of the soft-low tones of the lullaby.

Twas a quiet sea, breaking, in crooning lullaby, upon the rocks below my bedroom window.

The night winds sing her lullaby, and little children hear the music of her voice and look into her answering eyes.

She gave the gun to Polly, and told her to walk up and down the porch with it and sing a lullaby.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lullaby, such as: berceuse, music, song, and croon.

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