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- adjective archaic
euphonious; pleasing to the ear
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- adjective of or relating to or characterized by euphony
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"Syracuse" was atoned for by the more appropriate and euphonical old
In French we have them all masculine, strictly speaking, le printemps, l'été, l'automne, l'hiver; but by one of the very few licenses permitted in French grammar, autumn occasionally becomes feminine, in a sense half poetical, half euphonical.
Another party, possessing the equally euphonical name of "Old Hunkers," are thus described: -- "Standing midway between this wing of the Democracy and the Whig party, is that portion who have taken upon themselves the comfortable title of 'Old Hunkers. '