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Usage examples for vowel

  1. A torrent of Gaelic broke from Duncan, into the midst of which rushed another from Mrs Catanach, similar, but coarse in vowel and harsh in consonant sounds. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  2. This same vowel is heard in the word plaid. – Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy. by Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann
  3. Every vowel was fully sounded. – The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts by George W. Holley
  4. The vowel sounds educate emotions in those who utter them, and awaken them in those who hear. – Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy. by Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann
  5. Syllables may be suppressed in two ways: by suppressing a vowel at the end of a word when the next word commences with a vowel; by suppressing a vowel within a word. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  6. This result invariably follows the attempt to cultivate the voice on vowels only, or on one single vowel. – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs
  7. That part before the vowel. – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  8. One in which the vowel has the long sound. – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  9. As a means of acquiring compass of voice, the student should pronounce with great force the vowel sounds on both the highest and lowest notes he can reach. – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  10. These comparisons established, ask yourself what vowel occurs oftenest, and what consonant occurs oftenest, in the language in which you suppose the cipher to be written. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  11. 9. Which of the vowel sounds form words? – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  12. Nothing except the ultimate t and the long vowel, and the vowel I had also in Ki- yam; the lines converged every way toward Ki, or toward K- h- a- y, pronounced Ki. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  13. The vowel is short, and the syllable taken altogether is short. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  14. A female voice dripping with long- vowel honorifics announced his tea would be delivered immediately. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  15. Lance- Corporal Carey was another who wrote, and Corporal George A. Vowel, known as Black Jack, then of the Tenth and now of the Thirteenth Machine Gun Corps, wrote a kindly letter. – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat
  16. One in which the vowel has the short sound. – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
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