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  • adv. In a mellifluous manner; sweetly

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a mellifluous manner; with sweetly flowing sound.


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  • Mr. Norris, who could more than hold his own against Buck Mulligan , talks so fast and mellifluously that it's impossible to jot down much more than every other sentence.

    A Scholar Senator Speaks

  • Then the mellifluously monikered tweeter @boogerpussy suggested: ".@jeffjarvis Hashtag it: #FUCKYOUWASHINGTON."

    Jeff Jarvis: #f*ckyouwashington: The Story of a Hashtag and a Movement

  • Born in New Mexico to Yemeni parents in 1971 and largely educated in the U.S., he spoke mellifluously and possessed a deep understanding of Western popular culture.

    Terror on Trial

  • Annabel Scholey is too pleasing as Lady Anne: when she loses her temper, she doesn't so much curse as mellifluously express herself, but Gemma Jones's Queen Margaret is impressive: a glowering, dogged presence who hovers as a constant reproach in her jumble-sale coat and uncombed hair.

    Richard III; Lullaby; Hundreds & Thousands – review

  • The opener, entitled, "The Sea," by My Brightest Diamond, finds Worden at her most ethereal yet, her voice hovering mellifluously over a somber drone, before segueing into the kind of indelible rhythmic groove Worden's fans have come to enjoy.

    Daniel J. Kushner: Beyond Ecstatic: The Multimedia Fever Dream of "Letters to Distant Cities"

  • In Szechuan restaurants I eat livers gong bao and the mellifluously named flower-exploded kidneys.

    'My name is Jay and I am powerless in the face of pork belly'

  • Mezzo-soprano Lauren McNeese brought verve to the "trousers" role of Cherubino (once von Stade's calling card); John Relyea's bass voice boomed out mellifluously as Figaro, and baritone Nathan Gunn was alternately menacing and put-upon as the conniving Count.

    James Conlon Celebrates 60th Birthday With Double Dose Of Mozart At Ravinia

  • The Huskies are so reliably awesome, the sports world takes their greatness for granted, like it does Troy Polamalu ' s hair, Mariano Rivera ' s cutter, or Marv Albert mellifluously announcing a 20-second timeout.

    The Team That Forgot How to Lose

  • And here's the Defendent, the 20 year-old and mellifluously-named Clark Harney, decked out in formal beige for the occasion:

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • And after him, to Cadfael's respectful surprise, Hywel ab Owain rose and took the harp, and improvised mellifluously on the women of the north.

    His Disposition

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