mellifluously
adverb see mellifluous

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  • mellifluously — mellifluous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ pleasingly smooth and musical to hear. DERIVATIVES mellifluously adverb mellifluousness noun. ORIGIN from Latin mel honey + fluere to flow …   English terms dictionary

  • Mellifluously — Mellifluous Mel*lif lu*ous, a. [L. mellifluus; mel, mellis, honey (akin to Gr. ?, Goth. milip) + fluere to flow. See {Mildew}, {Fluent}, and cf. {Marmalade}.] Flowing as with honey; smooth; flowing sweetly or smoothly; as, a mellifluous voice.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mellifluously — See mellifluous. * * * …   Universalium

  • mellifluously — adverb In a mellifluous manner; sweetly …   Wiktionary

  • mellifluously — mɪ lɪflÊŠÉ™slɪ adv. in a sweet and flowing manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mellifluously — mel·lif·lu·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • mellifluously — adverb see mellifluous …   Useful english dictionary

  • mellifluous — mellifluously, adv. mellifluousness, n. /meuh lif looh euhs/, adj. 1. sweetly or smoothly flowing; sweet sounding: a mellifluous voice; mellifluous tones. 2. flowing with honey; sweetened with or as if with honey. [1375 1425; late ME < LL… …   Universalium

  • mellifluous — adjective Etymology: Middle English mellyfluous, from Late Latin mellifluus, from Latin mell , mel honey + fluere to flow; akin to Gothic milith honey, Greek melit , meli Date: 15th century 1. having a smooth rich flow < a mellifluous voice > 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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