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[ UK /mɛlˈɪfluːəs/ ]
  1. pleasing to the ear
    the dulcet tones of the cello
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How To Use mellifluous In A Sentence

  • Young listeners had forgotten that music could be mellifluous and still have depth. Times, Sunday Times
  • It combines - appropriately in four letters - the notion of ripping, rooting, offing and torting in mellifluous onomatopoeia.
  • His voice was mellifluous and comforting. Times, Sunday Times
  • He doesn't so much speak to you as he lulls you in lilting, mellifluous tones.
  • Once I heard her mellifluous voice softly humming to the radio, I sighed a breath of relief.
  • From Ontario, Kiran Ahluwalia brings her Punjabi folk songs, and a mellifluous voice that will wrap her audience in its exotic charms.
  • Then there were words which were beautiful to hear, which had a rich sound -- words like "mellifluous" and "brocade" and "Cleopatra. Missy
  • It surged through the mellifluous, Mozart-inflected string deluges of Tchaikovsky's "Iolanta," then picked along Stravinsky's cubist angularities, where flashes of stridency were momentarily backlit by lyricism. A Shining Study in Vision
  • In the hands of a friendly receiver this car became a boon to the capitol contingent; its observation platform served as a shifting rostrum from which a deep-chested executive or a mellifluous Hawk often addressed admiring crowds at way stations, and its dining saloon was the moving scene of many little relaxative feasts, at which _Veuve Cliquot_ flowed freely, priceless cigars were burned, and the members of the organization unbent, each after his kind. The Grafters
  • I was particularly taken with the mellifluous sounds of the ‘authentic’ clarinets.
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