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Pronunciation and pronouncing words

pronunciation

noun

the way in which a word or language is pronounced

pronounce

verb

to say the sounds of letters or words

articulation

noun

the production of speech or music

diction

noun

the way that you pronounce words, especially whether or not you speak or sing clearly

articulate

verb

to speak very clearly, so that every word you say can be understood

enunciate

verb

to pronounce words clearly so that they can be easily understood

intone

verb

to speak slowly and seriously, without making your voice rise or fall

stammer

verb

to keep repeating a sound and have difficulty in saying certain words because of a speech problem, nervousness, excitement etc

stutter

verb

to repeat the sounds of words in an uncontrolled way when you speak because you are nervous or have a speech problem

roll/trip/slip off the tongue

to be easy to pronounce

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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