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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
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
It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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.
We prefer the American volume of Hochelaga to the Canadian one, although both are highly interesting.
The afternoon was a lovely one—the day was a perfect example of the mellowest mood of autumn.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Many of them were delicious in the role; one of them was the embodiment of every womanly grace and charm.

WORD OF THE DAY

propinquitynoun | [proh-ping-kwi-tee ]SEE DEFINITION
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