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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section III. Means of Communicating Ideas
2. Spoken Language
 
580. Voice.
 
  
NOUN:VOICE; vocality; organ, lungs, bellows; good -, fine -, powerful (loud) [See Loudness] -, musical [See Melody. Concord]- voice; intonation; tone (sound) [See Sound]- of voice.
  UTTERANCE; vocalization; cry [See Cry]; strain, prolation [archaic]; exclamation, ejaculation, vociferation, ecphonesis; enunciation, articulation; articulate sound, distinctness; clearness, - of articulation; stage whisper; delivery, attack.
  ACCENT, accentuation; emphasis, stress; broad -, strong -, pure -, native -, foreign- accent; pronunciation; orthoëpy; euphony (melody) [See Melody. Concord]; polyphonism, polyphony.
  [WORDS SIMILARLY PRONOUNCED] homonyms.
  VENTRILOQUISM or ventriloquy, ventrilocution, gastriloquism or gastriloquy [rare]; ventriloquist, gastriloquist [rare].
  [SCIENCE OF VOICE], phonology; (sound) [See Sound].
  
VERB:SPEAK, utter, breathe; give utterance, give tongue; cry (shout) [See Cry]; ejaculate, rap out; vocalize, prolate [obs.], articulate, enunciate, pronounce, accentuate, aspirate, deliver, emit; whisper, murmur, whisper in the ear; ventriloquize.
  
ADJECTIVE:VOCAL, phonetic, oral; ejaculatory, articulate, articulated, distinct, enunciative, accentuated, aspirated; euphonious (melodious) [See Melody. Concord]; whispered.
  VENTRILOQUOUS, ventriloquistic, gastriloquial [rare], gastriloquous [rare].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. How sweetly sounds the voice of a good woman.—Massinger
  2. The organ of the soul.—Longfellow
  3. Thy voice is a celestial melody.—Longfellow
  4. Speak in a monstrous little voice.—Midsummer Night’s Dream
  5. I was never so bethump’d with words.—King John

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