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- adjective Resembling or characteristic of a
- adjective Resembling or characteristic of
thrush(the fungal infection).
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Thanks to a study of thrushlike birds called bluethroats, researchers may be closer to an answer.
"Yes," she went on, the thrushlike lilt ringing in her voice, "he came to see me in France, and asked me to marry him."
The thrushlike lilt had gone out of her voice and great shadows lay under her eyes.
He was a thrushlike little fellow, very shy and difficult to see as he sat poised on the tip of a black pine in the deep forest.
He heard the catbirds mewing in the alders; he heard the evening carol of the robin -- that sweet, sleepy, thrushlike warble which always promises a melody that never follows; he picked a spray of rain-drenched hemlock as he passed, crushing it in his firm, pale fingers to inhale the fragrance.
"Why, you are as young as I am, and white and gold as the little young moon, and very, very sweet, like honey!" cried the girl, in French as good as Sanda's, though with the throaty, thrushlike notes that