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I speak to him in Korean, and I interpret his trills as Korean responses.
If it passed the inspection, he would nod contentedly, trill out a gay refrain, and replace it on the easel for further study.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
A trill, or rapid reiteration of two notes comprehending an interval not greater than one whole tone, nor less than a semitone.
Then from somewhere above him came such a trill of demoniacal laughter as chilled his blood.
My comrade sings in such a way that I am sure the nightingales outside will cease to trill from pure envy.
THE COURT JESTERCORNELIA BAKER
Some singers have this gift; Mme. Melba is one who never had to study a trill, for she was born with a nightingale in her throat.
PIANO MASTERYHARRIETTE BROWER
It has frequently come under my notice that players with little facility in other ways, can make a good trill.
PIANO MASTERYHARRIETTE BROWER
The attempted trill will invariably indicate a much higher degree of stiffness than the single tone.
One little sprite pauses in its hunt for the insects to raise its pretty head and trill a short and wiry song.
BIRD NEIGHBORSNELTJE BLANCHAN
The two great orders of friars settled finally near one another on opposite sides of the Trill Mill Stream.

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