Mellifluence Mel*lif"lu*ence, n. A flow of sweetness, or a sweet, smooth flow. [1913 Webster]

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  • mellifluence — noun /mɛˈlɪfluːəns/ The quality of sounding mellifluous; that is, the quality of sounding very smooth or pleasant …   Wiktionary

  • mellifluence — mel lif·lu·ence || mɪlɪflÊŠÉ™ns n. sweet sound, pleasant sound, something that is mellifluous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mellifluence — n. Smoothness, softness, mellowness, sweetness, sweet flow …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • mellifluence — n euphony, melodiousness, sweetness, musicality, mellowness, tunefulness; smoothness, con cinnity, softness, dulcetness; harmony, tune, concord, accord; eloquence, facundity, flow, fluency, orotundity …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • mellifluence — mellifˈluence noun 1. (L fluere to flow) a flow of sweetness 2. A smooth, sweet flow • • • Main Entry: ↑melliferous …   Useful english dictionary

  • mellifluent — mellifluence, n. mellifluently, adv. /meuh lif looh euhnt/, adj. mellifluous. [1595 1605; < LL mellifluent (s. of mellifluens), equiv. to L melli (s. of mel) honey + fluent FLUENT] * * * …   Universalium

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  • melody — Synonyms and related words: air, aria, bel canto, canto, cantus, descant, diapason, dulcetness, euphoniousness, euphony, harmony, lay, line, lyrics, measure, mellifluence, mellifluousness, melodia, melodic line, melodiousness, musical quality,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • musicality — Synonyms and related words: dulcetness, ear for music, harmonics, harmony, mellifluence, mellifluousness, melodics, melodiousness, melody, music, music theory, musical ear, musical quality, musical sense, musical sound, musical talent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tonality — Synonyms and related words: French pitch, Klangfarbe, arc lighting, black and white, chiaroscuro, clang color, classical pitch, color, coloring, contrast, decorative lighting, depth, direct lighting, dominant, dulcetness, electric lighting,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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