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liltingadjective

 us   /ˈlɪl·tɪŋ/
(of a ​voice or a ​piece of ​music) ​rising and ​falling in a ​regular or ​rhythmic way: "It’s about ​time you ​showed up," he says to Eddie in a lilting, ​teasingvoice.
(Definition of lilting from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of lilting from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lilting”
in Chinese (Simplified) (嗓音或曲调)动听的,抑扬顿挫的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (嗓音或曲調)動聽的,抑揚頓挫的…
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