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Synonyms for spirant
ˈspaɪ rəntspi·rant

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  1. spirantnoun

    Synonyms:
    fricative

  2. spirantnoun

    A fricative.

    Synonyms:
    fricative

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fricative consonant, fricative, spirantadjective

    a continuant consonant produced by breath moving against a narrowing of the vocal tract

    Synonyms:
    fricative consonant, fricative

    Antonyms:
    hard

  2. fricative, continuant, sibilant, spirant, stridentadjective

    of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')

    Synonyms:
    raucous, shrill, sibilant, fricative, clamorous, clamant, blatant, vociferous, continuant, strident

    Antonyms:
    hard

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#26101blatant
#46745shrill
#52013raucous
#69206strident
#94339vociferous
#118267fricative
#167145clamorous
#219086sibilant

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