Definitions

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  • adv. in a euphonic manner

Etymologies

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euphonic +‎ -ally

Examples

  • Quoted in Jameson, where the lines are treated for their lyric reification of the sea voyage, but without attention to the phonetic wavelets that serves to swamp the turmoil of below-deck labor — or at least float euphonically above it. close window

    Notes on 'Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian'

  • Maddy is now a euphonically correct - but dubious Tiana (I don't know, people, sounds just like tiara...), and said Tiana has returned to the ranks of the idle Disney rich as a non-chambermaid; The Frog Princess, so as not to potentially offend anyone French (!) is now called The Princess & the Frog, and we all will live happily ever after in liberty, equality and fraternity.

    The WritingYA Weblog: Princess Phooey

  • Sol also likes the near-elderly because the two ly endings in the nearly elderly fall discordantly on the ear: “The grammatically and euphonically suitable phrase is the near-elderly, not the nearly elderly.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The proper spelling would then be _simcerus_, and euphonically _sincerus_: thus we have _sim-plex_, which does not mean without a fold, but (_semel plico_, [Greek: plekô]) once folded.

    Notes and Queries, Number 208, October 22, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc

  • He won the Wanamaker Mile - even that name comes tumbling out fast and euphonically - seven times, earning himself the nickname the Chairman of the Boards, for the steeped wooden oval track that circled cacophonous Madison Square Garden, where officials in tuxedos clicked their stopwatches.

    NYT > Home Page

  • ■ Because as I enjoy my snack, I can take a few minutes - or hours - and wander about the market, a remarkable place filled with kiosks, restaurants, stalls and vendors selling fresh fruits, vegetables, spices and nuts, the air thick with the smells of all these goods, euphonically blended with the sights, sounds and energy of a city coming alive.

    JPost.com - Front Page

  • Whether intentional or not, the expression would qualify for membership in a category called by me Double Trouble, or less euphonically designated as Stinky Pinky, not to mention still more unsavory terms.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XI No 4

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