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  • a  of or pertaining to the adenoids
  • s  sounding as if the nose were pinched

  • Radio commercials are full of "roars, grunts, squawks, yaps, burps, and a mixture of adenoidal and .
  • His adenoidal diction suggests that he learned English from records played at the wrong speed.
  • Her hat flopping, her glasses riding low on her nose, the reporter is a study in adenoidal intensity.
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  • Kenneth Tynan in Independent
    Kenneth Tynan, later reviewing her performances in high comedy, said * * they had been enriched by Williams and revue with "the arched eyebrow, the appalled glare, the outrageous double take, the adenoidal gurgle, the wince of disgust".

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