from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Mellifluous.
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- adj. mellifluous
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Flowing as with honey; smooth; mellifluous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Flowing like honey; smoothly or sweetly flowing.
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How can you use the word “Generosity”, when the magnificently mellifluent “Flaithulach” so utterly describes this marvelous personal characteristic?
A man with a deep, mellifluent voice was just finishing up a report on the latest city-budget crisis when he an - nounced that there was breaking news in midtown.
Pindar sung in these words, ossa de me pephileke Zeus atuzontai boan Pieridon aionta; for he had no sooner begun to repeat the mellifluent strains of that divine poet, than the wretch his antagonist was confounded, and his nerves unstrung.
Cornelius Cethegus, so much admired for his mellifluent tongue; who was the colleague of Tuditanus, and the son of
I used to sit under the teaching of that great man, Professor -- afterwards Sir-Daniel Wilson, who used to lecture to us in those mellifluent sentences.
His form became erect, his movements easy and graceful and his uncanny voice took on all the mellifluent variations of the gamut.
Their voices are stronger and more mellifluent than the eastern phoebe's, but the manner of delivery is not so sprightly and gladsome.
Sparicio lifted a huge conch-shell from the deck, put it to his lips, filled his deep lungs, and flung out into the night -- thrice -- a profound, mellifluent, booming horn-tone.
Abrazza, Yoomy, is a fine and florid king: high-fed, and affluent of heart; of speech, mellifluent.
The voice was not only mellifluent and clear, but the emphasis was so just, and the modulation so impassioned, that it seemed as if an heart of stone could not fail of being moved by it.
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