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That which is called nasality is caused by the failure of the tone to reach freely the anterior cavities of the nares.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
I called out several times, as loud as I could raise my voice, but all to no purpose.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Many so-called "humming tones" are given for practice, but in accepting them observe whether the foregoing principle is obeyed.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
I called it a spinet, because it somewhat resembled that instrument, and was played upon in the same manner.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
He wanted to tell her that if she called her father, it would mean the end of everything for them, but he withheld this.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
All the Italian merchants in the realm of France, called money lenders, seized by order of Philip the fair, for their ransoms.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
How little did he divine that the letter of the doctor was called forth by a communication from the countess-dowager.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
They had a repast together, and Aguinaldo called for cheers for Spain, in which all heartily joined.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
That which illuminates our minds is now called by the theologians intellectus agens.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
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WORDS RELATED TO SO-CALLED

  • affected
  • artificial
  • assumed
  • avowed
  • bluffing
  • bogus
  • charlatan
  • cheating
  • concealed
  • counterfeit
  • covered
  • factitious
  • fake
  • false
  • falsified
  • feigned
  • fictitious
  • impostrous
  • imposturous
  • lying
  • make-believe
  • masked
  • mock
  • ostensible
  • phony
  • pretend
  • professed
  • pseudo
  • purported
  • put-on
  • quack
  • sham
  • simulated
  • so-called
  • spurious
  • supposed
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