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verb as in tweak

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An airy acoustic guitar begins to strum; a synthesized orchestra begins to swell.

When Guy answered affirmatively, the stranger brought Guy to his apartment to strum some tunes for his wife.

Angel was the possessor of a flute-like treble, and he could strum some sort of accompaniment on the piano to any song.

Almost every working-man has his girls taught to strum the piano.

They seemed to blaze, so bright were the colors, and so brilliant the jewels strum over the rich materials.

Around the hive the air was thick with the whirring mass and filled with the thrilling strum of innumerable wings.

There might he strum his heart out in the old way, and the world would never hear, for it has lost the ear for this kind of song.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strum, such as: pick, pluck, and plunk.

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