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consonant
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War and Peace
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as in: consonant or vowel? Define
a letter of the alphabet (or a speech sound) that is not a vowel
  • The naval officer spoke in a particularly sonorous, musical, and aristocratic baritone voice, pleasantly swallowing his r’s and generally slurring his consonants: the voice of a man calling out to his servant, "Heah!

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  • She stresses the last consonants or her words.
  • Sometimes ’y’ is a vowel and sometimes it’s a consonant.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes

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  • And yet it is difficult to imagine an historical character whose activity was so unswervingly directed to a single aim; and it would be difficult to imagine any aim more worthy or more consonant with the will of the whole people.

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as in: consonant or vowel? Define
a letter of the alphabet (or a speech sound) that is not a vowel
as in: in consonance with Define
in keeping with (or in harmony with)
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