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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
2. Sensation
(5) Sound
(i) Sound in General
402. Sound.
NOUN:SOUND, noise; sonority, sonorosity [obs.], sonification, strain; accent, twang, intonation, tune, cadence; sonorescence, sonorousness &c. adj.; audibility; resonance [See Resonance]; voice [See Voice]; phonation; aspirate; phonogram, ideophone; rough breathing.
  [SCIENCE OF SOUND] acoustics, acoumetry, diacoustics, catacoustics, diaphonics, cataphonics, polycoustics, phonics, phonetics, phonology, phonography; telephony, radiophony, photophony; polyphony, homophony; phonetism; acoustician.
VERB:PRODUCE SOUND; sound, make a noise; give out sound, emit sound; phonate, consonate [rare], resound [See Resonance].
  PHONETICIZE, phonetize [rare].
ADJECTIVE:SOUNDING; soniferous; sonorous, sonorescent; sonorific [rare]; sonorant, sonoric; resonant, audible, distinct; auditory, acoustic, acoustical, diacoustic, polycoustic; stertorous, ear-splitting.
  PHONIC, phonetic; homophonic or homophonous (opp. to polyphonic), monodic, monophonic; sonant; ideophonous; phonocamptic [rare].
  1. A thousand trills and quivering sounds.—Addison
  2. Forensis strepitus.
  3. Sing With notes angelical, to many a harp.—Milton
  4. With the sound Of dulcet symphonies and voices sweet.—Milton
  5. The trembling notes ascend the sky.—Dryden
  6. Beauty born of murmuring sound.—Wordsworth



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