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noun as in high male voice

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This means artists are left to take health risks at the same moment they’ve been hit with even more financial uncertainty than usual, said Franz Gürtelschmied, a Vienna-based tenor.

From Vox

To address that, the data science team created new contextual classifications of content, including the emotional tenor of a story, topic targeting and the motivations that audiences felt after reading an article.

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The move was widely expected, given the tone and tenor of the reports that had piled up dating back to last year, but it might be more noteworthy than a typical resignation.

Soon after, while seated next to a fellow tenor at rehearsal, he learned that TWC was looking for an executive director.

Short and thin strings produce high pitches, which we hear as tenor and treble notes.

The tenor saxophonist was one of the most imaginatively restless artists to ever work a bandstand.

There was never any one criterion for how every trombone or tenor saxophone or singer should sound.

Feeling the tenor of the day shift, he asked: “Are you okay?”

It is the desolation of exiled Tibetans that dominates the tenor here, but it is not the only one.

“I would expect that,” he says in a soft tenor voice, with the hint of a Southern lilt.

The tenor dies; the prima donna appears to do the same, but the libretto consoles you by declaring that she only swoons.

The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.

These Rules (leaving out the Tenor) serves for five bells; and leaving out the fifth and Tenor, they serve for four bells.

In the metal of the tenor several coins are visible, one being a Spanish dollar of 1742.

He passed them by, and haughty tenor and swaggering basso again took heart of grace.

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On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tenor, such as: gist, mood, theme, tone, aim, and body.

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