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Synonyms for trill

a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it

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the articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant 'r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula

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pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme 'r'

sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below

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In fact, Trill wouldn't come near Sharp, not even for a treat.
I heard there's Kenny Trill, Kenny Thrill, King of the Hill, Kenny Football, Kenny Chill, Kenny Touchdown,'' he said.
The researchers said that singing so many trills at peak frequency requires a lot of physical effort and, as a result, it has evolved as a sign on fitness.
But in what the chairman described as the "ultimate betrayal of trust", Trill helped himself to nearly PS20,000 of funds meant to be used for the good of Morpeth.
Police were informed at virtually the same time and Mr Trill, who is retired and lives at Newminster Abbey House in Morpeth, was arrested last Wednesday.
Trill notes in her acknowledgments that two of her postgraduate students, Fith Lanum and Sara Murphy, have completed dissertations on Lady Anne Halkett's life and writings.
Whereas Trill seeks to represent Anne Halkett more broadly and more accurately, Hallett faces the challenge both of editing these manuscripts and providing a context for understanding them.
Whereas the tap is found in all Spanish dialects, outside of Northern Spain and in conservative Spanish communities, the trill has undergone great adjustments resulting in completely different phonetic realizations.
In studies of English historical phonology the assumption that the modern realisations of /r/ have developed from a trill is often simply taken for granted, the only question being how long ago /r/ became "untrilled".
Drilling on the Trill has resumed in order to test the dyke's depth down plunge.
He comes face to face with the hound of Heaven as the trill of Pan's flute fills the air.
Swiss Life (UK) chief executive Graham Trill said today that was ``not going to happen''.
Like any meeting in the Western world, the civilized tenor of an African church gathering is occasionally shattered by the trill of a cell phone.