- n. Plural form of consonant.
“There is the requirement that the line should be a pleasant variation from its predecessor; that the syntax should fit naturally into the space to be filled; that the stresses of the line should support the meaning; and when all these requirements are fulfilled it would be worth considering whether certain consonants or clusters of sounds which are thought cacophonous may be rearranged ...”
“Though I'd still argue that three consonants is not a name, my opinion of McG as a filmmaker is steadily rising.”
“Take out all the consonants from the word 'Yahweh'.”
“This petition requests the removal of this foul assemblage of vowels and consonants from the English language.”
“The tongue is so serviceable a member (taking all sorts of shapes, just as is wanted), ” the teeth, the lips, the roof of the mouth, all ready to help, and so heap up the sound of the voice into the solid bits which we call consonants, and make room for the curiously shaped breathings which we call vowels!”
“If your face is half dissolved away like Two Face, you aren’t going to pronounce certain consonants well.”
“For example, paying attention to quantity distinctions in Italian consonants.”
“The Hornets brought the biggest name of the tournament - by vowels and consonants, that is - and hoped to set the tone defensively behind shot blocker Grlenntys Chief Kickingstallionsims Jr., a 7-foot-1 center whose reach is as long as his name.”
“Guilt by surname consonants is an unusual reason to call someone to defend their patriotism.”
“All the consonants are a variant of D, but the vowels were unmistakeable.”
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