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consonant
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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 if I ever stop thinking about the girl and her confounded vowels and consonants.
  • Therefore, though the whole point of his "Current Shorthand" is that it can express every sound in the language perfectly, vowels as well as consonants, and that your hand has to make no stroke except the easy and current ones with which you write m, n, and u, l, p, and q, scribbling them at whatever angle comes easiest to you, his unfortunate determination to make this remarkable and quite legible script serve also as a Shorthand reduced it in his own practice to the most inscrutable…

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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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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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