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chord -- as in: piano chord
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  • A hand plucking the harpstrings, merging their twining chords.
  • Fergus’ song: I sang it alone in the house, holding down the long dark chords.
  • Quavering the chords strayed from the air, found it again, lost chord, and lost and found it, faltering.
  • He wandered back to the bar to the lost chord pipe.
  • A chord, longdrawn, expectant, drew a voice away.
  • Boomed crashing chords.
  • Quavering the chords strayed from the air, found it again, lost chord, and lost and found it, faltering.
  • His gouty paws plumped chords.
  • Over their voices Dollard bassooned attack, booming over bombarding chords: —When love absorbs my ardent soulů.
  • The harping chords of prelude closed.
  • Quitting all languor Lionel cried in grief, in cry of passion dominant to love to return with deepening yet with rising chords of harmony.
  • An afterclang of Cowley’s chords closed, died on the air made richer.
  • The human voice, two tiny silky chords, wonderful, more than all others.
  • Vibrations: chords those are.
  • Begin all right: then hear chords a bit off: feel lost a bit.
  • Bob Cowley’s outstretched talons griped the black deepsounding chords.
  • The chords harped slower.
  • The chords consented.
  • Curlycues of chords.
  • Chords dark.
  • (She darts to the piano and bangs chords on it with crossed arms) The cat’s ramble through the slag.
  • Approaching, disparate, at relaxed walking pace they crossed both the circus before George’s church diametrically, the chord in any circle being less than the arc which it subtends.

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  • In her first day learning the guitar, she has learned how to play G major, C major, and D major chords.
  • My father and I would stay up at night and sing some of the songs together as he attempted to work out the chords on his guitar.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed

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