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Usage examples for auricular

  1. Auricular Confession, as the Rev. – The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional by Father Chiniquy
  2. A curious feature of his deafness was the gradual manner in which the auricular nerve decayed; he first lost the power of catching the higher notes of singers or instruments, as we have seen, while deep, low sounds were long audible to him; this may account for the prevalence of those deep- lying tones in almost all his later works, especially the Second Mass and the Ninth Symphony. – Beethoven: A Memoir (2nd Ed.) by Elliott Graeme
  3. They recall, as regards situation, the posterior auricular muscle of man. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  4. It's too hard that a gentleman cannot take his ride home from a race, or a merry- making, but he must have his throat cut from ear to ear- ear to ear, Sir;" and with these words, the speaker's own auricular protuberances seemed to glow, as if in conscious horror, with a double carnation. – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  5. With his free hand he felt for and found the rather elaborate contraption that furnished him with the means to counteract his auricular deficiencies. – Yollop by George Barr McCutcheon
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