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At one point, Kronos turns the descending scales of the lullaby into a lovely, soft elegy.
In the final movement, a lullaby breaks free of the orchestra altogether.
The singer recently released a children’s album of lullaby versions of his hits.
Come to think of it, its title, Everything Is Going to Be Fine, is the message of many a lullaby.
Of all the evening’s strong moments, none surpassed the last few minutes of that lullaby.
Aristotle can be programmed to launch into a lullaby, emit white noise, or turn on a night light to soothe a waking baby back to sleep.
Culture, customs, traditions, stories, lullabies all make human existence valuable and rich.
Remember the Day, Sibylle Baier This song is a lullaby for me, as is the whole record.
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Origin and Etymology of lullaby
First Known Use: 1573See Words from the same year
Examples of lullaby in a Sentence
reclining peacefully on the deck, lullabied by the gentle motion of the ship
First Known Use of lullaby
Synonymsbecalm, compose, lull, calm, quiet, quieten [chiefly British], salve, settle, soothe, still, tranquilize (also tranquillize)
Antonymsagitate, discompose, disquiet, disturb, key (up), perturb, upset, vex
Related Wordsappease, conciliate, hush, mollify, pacify, placate; allay, alleviate, assuage, ease, lay, mitigate, quell, relax, relieve, solace; narcotize, sedate, stupefy
Near Antonymsaggravate, heighten, intensify; arouse, excite, foment, incite, rouse, stir (up), work up
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