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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trill, shakenoun

    a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it

    Synonyms:
    handclasp, handshake, handshaking, milk shake, shiver, wag, shake, shingle, waggle, milkshake, tremble

  2. trillverb

    the articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant `r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula

    "he pronounced his R's with a distinct trill"

    Synonyms:
    shake

  3. trillverb

    pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r'

    "Some speakers trill their r's"

    Synonyms:
    quaver, warble

  4. warble, trill, quaververb

    sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below

    Synonyms:
    waver, quaver, yodel, warble, descant

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. trillnoun

    Synonyms:
    shake, quaver

  2. trillverb

    Synonyms:
    shake, sing with a trill

  3. trillverb

    Synonyms:
    quaver

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