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  • v. Present participle of vocalize.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of singing vocal music


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  • Talk about "vocalizing" - I am worn out with my own.

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  • All of this unusual vocalizing is accompanied by an abstract video installation that created sort of an ironic contrasting effect to the video accompaniment Bill Viola has developed for Wagner’s music just across the street.

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  • That turned out to be a mistake as the team did not respond to the idea of vocalizing ideas.

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  • And if you tell them that by another method you will agree in the same time to teach eighty in a hundred to read music currently, and also to write music, new to them, dictated by an instrument placed out of sight or from the voice "vocalizing," they will all declare that the thing is impossible.

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  • As this show starts, we hear classical-sounding vocalizing coming from backstage, which let's us know we are not in Rodgers & Hart territory right off the bat.

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  • A warm midrange is the appealing platform that supports Jim James's voice, one of the most alluring in rock, as MMJ delivers songs that incorporate elements of rock, folk, funk and, on the track "The Day Is Coming," a charming bit of old-school jazz-pop vocalizing.

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  • Instead, the actors train to access different “energy centers” within the body, and to unleash this energy through vocalizing, through movement, and through language.

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  • "Fed Governor [Ben] Bernanke seems set to announce a new wave of quantitative easing next week, a move that has polarized opinions within and outside the FOMC and raised both hopes and fears to new highs," said Marco Annunziata, chief economist at UniCredit Group, vocalizing the mixed views in the market on the best solution to help financial markets recover fully.

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  • Ms. Vance, who had no intention of vocalizing, laughed.

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  • I'm not in the habit of vocalizing my thoughts on celebrity deaths.

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