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harmonious
as in:  soothing, harmonious music


The changes created a more harmonious melody.
  pleasing — especially of music or sound
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harmony harmonious harmoniously
Notes:
When speaking of music, do not confuse harmonious (pleasing sound) with harmony (the structure of the music with respect to the composition and progression of chords).
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  • The changes created a more harmonious melody.
  • The band’s practice sessions don’t sound very harmonious.
  • ...filled with lovely sights, harmonious sounds, delicious scents; and...
    Wilkie Collins  --  Man And Wife
  • On an instrument of ten strings, On the lute, And on the harp, With harmonious sound.
    Psalm 92:3 (KJV)

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  • It was a glorious night, hot and still. ...  Alas, that these harmonious moments can never endure!
    Agatha Christie  --  The Mysterious Affair at Styles
  • They sing in harmony with great fervor and style.
    August Wilson  --  The Piano Lesson
  • When I wanted to sing some barbershop harmony, she called it sacrilegious, bein’ Sunday, but finely I got her goin’ on the pi-ana and we had us a real good time.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
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Associated words [difficulty]:   harmonious [2]
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