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Lesson 18 - Sound sensations

Words Relating to Sound
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Acoustics
(n) the quality of sound, pertaining to how it is heard based on the quality and structure of the room
Cacophony
(n) lack of harmony; loud and unpleasant noise; a racket
Clamor
(n) unpleasant sound; noise
Din
(n) ongoing loud sound; noise
Discordant
(adj) lacking harmony or agreement
Euphony
(n) pleasing sound
Mellifluous
(adj) sweet and smooth sounding
Raucous
(adj) coarse-sounding; loud and unruly
Strident
(adj) shrill; high-pitched
Vociferous
(adj) loud and noisy regarding one's own voice, especially shouting; demandingly clamorous