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  • v  utter with vibrating vocal chords
  • v  sing (each note a scale or in a melody) with the same vowel
  • v  pronounce as a vowel
  • v  express or state clearly
  • v  utter speech sounds

  • His conversation with his wife in the bar was such a believable, recognizable one for a married couple: basically, he's torn about his decision and wants to hear her vocalize his .
  • Its catchy chorus, which sounds like a swing version of Long, Long Ago, enabled soldiers to vocalize a theme that worries most of them more than the war.
  • The number of young Tamils who are specifically sympathetic to the Tigers' cause is unclear, but they, too, vocalize their sentiments.

  • Stephen Harper in National Post
    We continue to protest this at every level,Harper told reporters Friday, referring to the Celil case. "We will continue to vocalize these concerns."
  • Carnell Lake in Los Angeles Times
    Asked why that message wasn't conveyed sooner, Lake said, "In my mind, I just wanted an easy first day. Maybe I should have vocalized that to him. Obviously, everybody seems to think like I needed to vocalize that."
  • Elvis Costello in NPR
    Williams displays some apprehension in the interview clip played here, however, Costello says, "At the end, you had really won her over - she audibly relaxes. You actually did cajole her to vocalize, although she was not known as a singer."

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