euphonious

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GRE

high

Banks

high

Civil Services

high

Meaning(s)

having a pleasant sound

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euphonious - melodic

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Something ‘euphonious’ sounds beautiful or very pleasant. While it is mostly used with regards to tuneful and sweet-sounding music, you will likely also encounter it in relation to other things that are considered pleasing to the ear, such as a person’s smooth or soothing voice. This formal word appears more in written English than in everyday conversation.

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  1. In my opinion, that musical piece is not a masterpiece, but I can’t deny that it is certainly euphonious.

  2. I was asked to provide the voiceover for the company’s TV advert because my boss thought that I had a euphonious voice that would sound pleasing to the audience.

  3. The job interviewer noted that I had a euphonious name and enquired enthusiastically about its origins.

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