slur


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an implied criticism

Synonyms for slur

(music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato

a disparaging remark

play smoothly or legato

Related Words

speak disparagingly of

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utter indistinctly

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They add more challenge for the advancing guitarist to the slurs and chromatic octaves that were part of the original publication.
Ice Cube admitted he wouldn't have blamed Jonah Hill for hurling the gay slur at the paparazzo.
Separate listings in each movement's critical report then elucidate these emendations by dividing them into categories of general (covering such matters as varying tempo indications and fingerings), variants of pitch and duration, slurs and ties, staccato marks, ornaments, and dynamics.
To what extent, then, do law enforcement employees enjoy first amendment protection for ethnic slurs, racial epithets, demeaning sexist insults, and other bigoted speech and nonverbal conduct?
What he doesn't seem to understand is that the folks over at CNN are also exercising their rights when they refuse to broadcast that slur.
22 Jumpstreet" movie directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are disheartened to hear about the gay slur outburst from one of the "22 Jumpstreet" stars, Jonah Hill.
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation slammed Washington on Wednesday: ``When Isaiah Washington uses this kind of anti-gay slur - whether on set or in front of the press - it does more than create a hostile environment for his castmates and the crew of `Grey's Anatomy,'''
The sound of the ball being caught is quieter than when it hits the floor--a typical two-note slur sound.
I don't feel ill physically but the slur is still there.
2/2/i/221-24, Artaria's edition placed a wedge staccato on each of the chords with a slur over these four bars (fig.
Jonah Hill seems to be on an apology tour as he goes from "The Howard Stern Show" to "The Tonight Show" for his apology on his recent scandal - using a gay slur with a paparazzo.
Melbourne, Jan 19 ( ANI ): Madonna has apologized for using a racial slur to refer to her son Rocco on Instagram.
Labour MP for Sunderland South Bridget Phillipson said: "It is an outrageous slur to label this wasteful.
Yesterday, the former Atomic Kitten said she had not taken medication and added: "I was so embarrassed about what happened on This Morning, I didn't want to slur.
It seems the case that overholding tones, especially within an accompaniment pattern and even without a slur mark, was often done to bring out the harmonic outline, as in the slow movement of Mozart's C Minor Sonata (Example 5).