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synonyms for syllable

  • affricate
  • click
  • consonant
  • diphthong
  • fricative
  • implosive
  • liquid
  • phone
  • phonetic entity
  • phonetic unit
  • plosive
  • sibilant
  • sonant
  • spirant
  • vocable
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How to use syllable in a sentence

“Massachusetts,” my 4-year-old said, articulating every syllable as we crossed the state line.
IN MASSACHUSETTS, A SEACOAST CITY THAT FEELS LIKE HOMEHANNAH SELINGERAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Compared with some songbirds, “this ability to produce adultlike syllables seems to happen much quicker in bats,” she says, noting an abrupt rise in the number of adultlike syllables early in babbling.
THESE BABY GREATER SAC-WINGED BATS BABBLE TO LEARN THEIR MATING SONGSJONATHAN LAMBERTAUGUST 19, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
It’s fun to see people, looking up, counting the syllables, Pisarra said.
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His videos typically began selfie-style, with an enthusiastic “Good morning, TikTok family,” Doubman stretching out the greeting’s syllables before revealing the day’s landscape.
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Coe delivered each line with a twang-less, overpronounced clarity, as if he were being paid by the syllable.
TYLER MAHAN COE CREATED THE ‘WAR AND PEACE’ OF COUNTRY MUSIC PODCASTS. SURRENDER TO IT.GEOFF EDGERSAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On “Whiskey’d My Way,” his syllables tumble with such terrific bounce, it’s easy to forget he’s singing a sad-guy waltz.
MORGAN WALLEN’S BIG MOMENT FEELS ABOUT 19 SONGS TOO LONGCHRIS RICHARDSJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Staff worked with her to practice words and syllables until she regained the ability to speak over the course of several days.
HER STEPFATHER ADMITTED TO SEXUALLY ABUSING HER. THAT WASN’T ENOUGH TO KEEP HER SAFE.BY NADIA SUSSMANSEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
Allcraft winced, as every syllable made known the speaker's actual strength—his own dependence and utter weakness.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He placed the paper on the table, and, ere he read a syllable, he laboured to compose himself.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He spoke with an animation and earnestness that gave an exaggerated importance to every syllable he uttered.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SYLLABLE

  • affricate
  • click
  • consonant
  • diphthong
  • fricative
  • implosive
  • liquid
  • phone
  • phonetic entity
  • phonetic unit
  • plosive
  • sibilant
  • sonant
  • spirant
  • syllable
  • vocable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.