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  • She also noted that soft-sounding, vowel-heavy names dominate the top 10, edging out more consonant heavy names such as Ellen.

    Isabella Is Queen of Girls' Names

  • It may simply be that combat leaders have more leeway to make such soft-sounding points than do ordinary civilian politicians.

    Letters to the Editor

  • It may simply be that combat leaders have more leeway to make such soft-sounding points than do ordinary civilian politicians.

    Letters to the Editor

  • THE CHILDREN'S [/D2SC-CDSB] Investment Fund, a U.K. hedge fund, may have a soft-sounding name, but a battle it's waging with the Japanese government underscores just how tough it can be.

    U.K. hedge fund

  • It may simply be that combat leaders have more leeway to make such soft-sounding points than do ordinary civilian politicians.

    Letters to the Editor

  • The Balkans proved that soft-sounding concerns like human-rights abuses, ethnic slaughter, lawlessness, and ideological extremism could quickly mount into first-order geopolitical crises.

    Kerry Faces the World

  • The Balkans proved that soft-sounding concerns like human-rights abuses, ethnic slaughter, lawlessness, and ideological extremism could quickly mount into first-order geopolitical crises.

    Kerry Faces the World

  • There are quaint old towns growing out of crumbling battlements perched on rocks, towns of soft-sounding South German names breathing history of long ago.

    From a Terrace in Prague

  • Mrs. Conrad spoke in rapid and soft-sounding Spanish to the old woman who stood listening, her wrinkled face set in the monotony of hopelessness.

    Across the Mesa

  • We think of him as dwelling on high Olympus; we read his lines by the light of dim candles; we quote him in sonorous monotone at twilight when soft-sounding organ-chants come to us mellow and sweet.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great

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