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Word: mellifluous

Definition: (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune


Sentences Containing 'mellifluous'

Devan's second huge hit came in his short piece mellifluous rendition in "Ore Nyabagam" from "Minnale" (2001) composed by Harris Jayaraj.
Ned also lost his formerly mellifluous voice due to cancer, apparently caused by cigarette smoking, and is forced to speak with a mechanical larynx.

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