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affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /

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  • sonnet sonnet  /ˈsɑ nɪt/ ?  a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme

    sonnet meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
    2. (v) praise in a sonnet
    3. (v) compose a sonnet

    sonnet usage(s)

    1. The Anti-Stratfordians say that there is, in fact, nothing solid linking Shakespeare with the plays, poems and sonnets attributed to him.
    2. Just like when you write a sonnet or haiku, there are rules you have to abide by.
  • sonneteer sonneteer  /ˌsɑ nɪ ˈtɪə/ ?  a poet who writes sonnets
  • sonny sonny  /ˈsə ni/ ?  a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
  • sonny boy sonny boy  a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
  • sonny liston sonny liston  United States prizefighter who lost his world heavyweight championship to…
  • sonogram sonogram  /ˈsɔ nə ˌɡræm/ ?  an image of a structure that is produced by ultrasonography (reflections…
  • sonograph sonograph  /ˈsəʊ nə ɡrɑf/ ?  an instrument that uses the differential transmission and reflection…
  • sonography sonography  using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of…
  • sonometer sonometer  /səʊ ˈnɑ mɪ tə/ ?  an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearing
  • sonora sonora  /sə ˈnɔ rə/ ?  ground snakes
  • sonora gum sonora gum  acidulous gum resin of the creosote bush
  • sonora lac sonora lac  resembling lac; secreted by a scale living on twigs of certain Mexican shrubs;…
  • sonora semiannulata sonora semiannulata  small shy brightly-ringed terrestrial snake of arid or semiarid…
  • sonoran desert sonoran desert  a desert in southwestern Arizona
  • sonoran lyre snake sonoran lyre snake  of desert regions of southwestern North America
  • sonoran whipsnake sonoran whipsnake  both terrestrial and arboreal snake of United States southwest
  • sonority sonority  /sə ˈnɑ rɪ tɪ/ ?  having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
  • sonorous sonorous  /ˈsɑ nə rəs/ ?  full and loud and deep
  • sonorously sonorously  in a sonorous manner
  • sonorousness sonorousness  having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
  • sons-in-law sons-in-law  the husband of your daughter
  • sonsie sonsie  (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
  • sonsier sonsier  (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
  • sonsiest sonsiest  (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
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