• WordNet 3.6
    • v consonate sound in sympathy
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In literature:

A personal assault upon Dashwood would have been consonant to Harry's feelings at the moment.
"Bluebell" by Mrs. George Croft Huddleston
Yet now, in 1530, it began to play a new part more consonant with its mediaeval functions and pretensions.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
My transcription is as follows in the order of the Tibetan consonants.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
It is for you to say whether you believe that the witnesses were speaking what was consonant with truth.
"The Tables Turned or, Nupkins Awakened. A Socialist Interlude" by William Morris
This plan of turning a cemetery into a field for the display of splendid marbles, is certainly not consonant with good taste.
"Paris: With Pen and Pencil" by David W. Bartlett
Consonant (letter) = konsonanto.
"English-Esperanto Dictionary" by John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes
A voual devyded from a voual be a consonant can be noe possible means return thorough the consonant into the former voual.
"Of the Orthographie and Congruitie of the Britan Tongue" by Alexander Hume
When two or three consonants capable of beginning a syllable come between two sounded vowels they may all be joined to the following vowel.
"Division of Words" by Frederick W. Hamilton
The Shemite did not separate the vowels from the consonants, and express them, as we do, by separate signs.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
The language is richer in vowel variety than Italian or Spanish, and the proportion of vowel to consonant probably greater than in either.
"Frédéric Mistral" by Charles Alfred Downer

In poetry:

In nature all is harmony,
A consonance fore'er agreed on,
And 'tis alone our phantom freedom
That is disturbingly off-key.
"How Tuneful Is The Voice Of Sea" by Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev
The surges rolled the reflex of the skies
Before my portals, mystically blending
Their consonance of solemn chords unending
With the nacre and rose ignited in mine eyes.
"Anterior Life (La Vie Anterieure)" by Clark Ashton Smith
As the train passed the forest's tortured icons,
ths floes clanging like freight yards, then the spires
of frozen tears, the stations screeching steam,
he drew them in a single winters' breath
whose freezing consonants turned into stone.
"Forest Of Europe" by Derek Walcott
To ring out thy great frame, if I had skill,
The E'cho thereof should our Iland fill.
So consonant's thy vertue to thy wit,
And so thy outward feature graceth it,
That my Muse may one sillable adde well
Unto thy Surname, and call thee Le-bell.
"To Sir Robert Bell" by Ralph Knevet

In news:

And so does Consonant 's Clint Conley, who handily reinvents the breakup genre with an ironic song title, "Post-Pathetic," on the band's lovelorn debut.
North/South Consonance is a concert series, chamber orchestra , record label and music publisher.
OK, maybe there are some cases when consonants are silent, but you'd never know it unless you were from a place where folks intentionally mispronounce its name.
Specifically, Grimm 's Law concerns consonants.
All the superlatives in the world cannot render consonant advocates of abortion, and those that vote to empower such advocates with the teaching of Jesus Christ.
This approach was consonant with Teller 's lifelong trust in democracy.
Bound tightly between a pair of identical rigid consonants, tryst promises furtive sensuality.
On a worksheet, there are dozens of combinations using a variety of consonants that never spell an actual word .

In science:

It would also be interesting to apply the same technique to other speech time series, for example consonants which are supposed to be turbulent yet still amenable to linear prediction analysis Kubin (1995).
Testing the assumptions of linear prediction analysis in normal vowels
In a different context, but with good consonance, similar features are to be seen in CMB anisotropy in compact hyperbolic spaces [38, 39].
Perturbations on steady spherical accretion in Schwarzschild geometry
This result is in consonance with what we should expect, since the χ2 test is asymptotic, whereas our proposed significance test is exact.
Significance tests for comparing digital gene expression profiles
According to Janssen and Renn, and in consonance with Einstein’s own recollection of his “fateful error” in not recognizing that the Christoffel symbol was the true representative of the gravitational field, it was through sustained application of the physical strategy that Einstein eventually corrected this error.
Book Review: The Genesis of General Relativity
We see clearly that he acted on the basis of a world view consonant with physics as understood at the time.
Book Review: The Genesis of General Relativity