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lilt

lilt

 
pronunciation:
lIlt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a pleasing variation in musical tone or rhythm.
similar words:
cadence
definition 2: a light, graceful, rhythmic way of moving, esp. walking.
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: lilted, lilting, lilts
definition: to speak, sing, sound, or move in a pleasant rhythm.