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

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Staff worked with her to practice words and syllables until she regained the ability to speak over the course of several days.

Without uttering a syllable, the page had advanced towards him, and had quickly raised the intoxicated man from the chair.

The pair then proceeded some distance side by side without exchanging a syllable, and both seemed plunged in profound thought.

The Trail-HunterGustave Aimard

We cannot promise one syllable from his eloquent lips, or even one glimpse at his dashing exterior.

To subtract a syllable from such feet is impossible; since it is only the last syllable that is capable of being subtracted.

A good deal of the Signor's conversation resembles easy lessons in one syllable for beginners.

Happy-Thought HallF. C. Burnand

No syllable was uttered, but it was the awfullest silence that ever a lad heard.

Heralds of EmpireAgnes C. Laut

It was a richly musical contralto, and at its first syllable my heart stood still, and the room commenced to whirl about me.

The Portal of DreamsCharles Neville Buck

But Dolly and Beth, to whom his words were addressed, heard not a syllable of his raillery.

Dolly's College ExperiencesMabel Cronise Jones

The English rhyme the first syllable of the word with rate; in America it always rhymes with rat.

The American LanguageHenry L. Mencken

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