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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having a melody (as distinguished from recitative).

Usage examples (15)
  • His third and final piece, about 15 minutes long, as were the two previous, was his most songlike.
  • When speeding to safety, they give a high-pitched “chip” which, when repeated 130 times a minute, creates a songlike trill that can attract birds.
  • As her message to the world was usually one of promise and reassurance, she had the gift of dwelling with songlike sweetness on those words in which the music lay.
  • As soon as they had taken their places in the open area in the center of the floor, Hovan raised his arms and began a songlike chanting similar to the previous night's. for more
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