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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lilt.


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  • He kind of lilted into it, so after a second he was on the right note.

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  • Normally it leapt from one syllable to another, lilted with unexpected accents.

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  • Instead, it lilted a little there at the end like I was trying to yodel or something.

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  • She liked listening to the lilted banter of the other nannies from the neighborhood, mainly black women from the West Indies.

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  • The voice lilted playfully, running up and down his spine, as sensual as a warm hand.

    One Night in Scotland

  • Never, I lilted as I walked off, officially stepping away from the rapids and back into the simple currents of our friendship.


  • A heartbeat of pure want that lilted and tapped to the tune of our school song.


  • Frowning, the hacker lilted the receiver to his ear.


  • The word hung out there for a moment, and I considered it as the girls lilted up and away from the basement and me.

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  • Hole tore open "" Gold Dust Woman ''; Smashing Pumpkins lilted through Nicks's "" Landslide. ''

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