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They are not always more appropriate or more melodious than other names.

The hoatzin's voice is no more melodious than the cry of a peacock, and less sonorous than an alligator's roar.

The rhythmical flow here is even voluptuous—nothing could be more melodious.

The most important of the more melodious simple chants are the “Gregorian tones” already mentioned.

Its song is "louder and more melodious than that of any of its European relations except" the Reed-Warbler.

The second ballade, in D flat major, is more melodious and attractive, but less strong.

Had the tune been more melodious the effect would possibly have been more pleasing.

From the poplar it was answered by a more melodious phrase, a song of welcome to the radiant dawn.

"Such words are more melodious than the sound of many marble lutes," said Ten-teh, sinking back as though in repose.

The shell they struck gave a more melodious sound than the rough and scrannel pipe cut from the northern forests.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French melodios "melodious; delightful" (French mélodieux), from Medieval Latin melodiosus, from Latin melodia (see melody). Related: Melodiously; melodiousness.

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