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euphony


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Euphony  \Eu"pho*ny\,  n.;  pl  {Euphonies}.  [L.  euphonia,  Gr  ?, 
  fr  ?  sweet-voiced;  ?  well  +  ?  sound,  voice;  akin  to  ?  to 
  speak:  cf  F.  euphonie.] 
  A  pleasing  or  sweet  sound;  an  easy,  smooth  enunciation  of 
  sounds;  a  pronunciation  of  letters  and  syllables  which  is 
  pleasing  to  the  ear. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  euphony 
  n  :  any  agreeable  (pleasing  and  harmonious)  sounds;  "he  fell 
  asleep  to  the  music  of  the  wind  chimes"  [syn:  {music}] 




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