lilt 1 of 2

as in accent
the attractive quality of speech or music that rises and falls in a pleasing pattern There was a charming lilt to her voice. a tune with a lilt

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“Lilt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lilt. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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