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A)A capella, A way with words, Abracadabra, Abrasive, Abrupt, Accent, Accordion, Account, Acerbic, Acknowledge, Acoustic, Acoustic shock, Adage, Adam's apple, Adjective, Admit, Admonish, Admonishment, Admonition, Adverb, Affirm, Affirmative, Air, Air a complaint, Air a grievance, Alarm clock, Alarm, Alert, All ears, All hands on deck!, All mouth & trousers, Allegorical, Allegory, Allegro, Allude to, Allusion, Alpine horn, Altercation, Alto, Amen, Amplified, Amplifier, Amplify, AMSLAM (American Sign Language), Anagram, Andante, Angelic voices, Announce, Announcement, Aphorism, Aphorist, Aphoristic, Appellation, Applaud, Applause, Approval, Approve, Argument, Argumentative, Argy-bargy, Aria, Articulate, Ask, Aspirate, Assail, Assault, Atone, Attention! audible, Audience, Audit, Auditor, Auditorium, Auditory, Aum, Aural, Authenticate, Author, Authorize, Aver, Avow, Axiom
B)Babble, Babel, Baby's (first) cry, Bagpipes, Bagpipes, Balderdash, Ballad, Bang, Banjo, Banjo, Banshee, Banter, Bard, Bare one's soul, Bare the teeth, Baritone, Bark, Baroque, Bass, Bass, Bass, Bassinet, Bassinet, Bassoon, Bassoon, Battle cry, Battle song, Bawl, Baying of hounds, Beat about the bush, Beating of wings, Bedlam, Beep, Beg for mercy, Belch, Bell, Bell, Bellow, Bespeak, Bewail, Bewailing, Bhajan, Big Ben, Big Ears, Birdsong, Bite one's lip, Bite one's tongue, Bite someone's head off, Blab, Blag, Blare, Blarney, Blast, Blather, Bleat, Blether, Blow a gasket, Blow one's top, Blow raspberries, Blow your own trumpet, Blown out of all proportion, Blubber, Blues, Blunt, Blurb, Bluster, Blustering, Boisterousness, Bombard, Bombardment, Bon mot, Bongos, Bongos, Boom, Booming, Brag, Brass, Brass, Brass band, Brassy, Bray, Break a promise, Break a vow, Brevity, Brief, Broadcast, Brogue, Broken English, Brusque, Bugle, Bugle, Burp, Busk, Busker, But words can never hurt me(!), Buzz, By word of mouth
C)Cacophony, Cadence, Call, Call of the wild, Call to arms, Cant, Caress, Caroling, Castanets, Castanets, Cat got your tongue?, Catchphrase, Caterwauling, Cats' chorus, Cauliflower ear, Caution, Caveat, Caw, CB radio, Cell phone, Cello, Cello, Channel, Chant, Chat, Chatter, Cheek, Cheekiness, Cheeky, Cheep, Chew the fat, Chiasmus, Chime, Chinwag, Chirp, Chirrup, Choir, Chorus, Christmas carol, Chuckle, Circuitous, Clack, Clamor, Clang, Clap, Clap sticks, Clap sticks, Clapboard, Clapper, Clappers, Clappers, Clarification, Clarify, Clarinet, Clarinet, Clash, Clatter, Clear one's throat, Clef, Cliché, Click, Climax, Clink, Clinker, Clip-clop, Clock strikes, Close-mouthed, Cluck, Cock-a-doodle-doo, Cockney rhyming slang, Code, Codswallop, Cold-calling, Colloquial, Colloquialism, Commotion, Communicate, Communication, Communicative, Complain, Complaint, Compliment, Concert, Concertina, Concertina, Concerto, Conch, Conch, Concur, Confess, Confession, Confirm, Confirmation, Congas, Congas, Consensus, Consent, Consonant, Conspire, Consult, Consultation, Conversation, Converse, Conviction, Convince, Coo, Corroborate, Cough, Counterpoint, Country & Western, Cowbells, Crack, Crackle, Crash, Create a diversion, Creed, Crescendo, Cricket song, Crisp, Critical, Criticize, Croak, Croon, Cross my heart & hope to die, Crow, Crunch, Cry, Cry wolf, Cuckoo, Curse, Curt, Cymbals, Cymbals
D)Dawn chorus, De-voice, Deaf, Deaf as a doornail, Deaf as a post, Deaf-aid, Deafening, Death-rattle, Debate, Decibel, Declaration, Declare, Deep peace, Deep silence, Deny, Describe, Description, Descriptive, Detonate, Detonation, Devotional songs, Dialect, Dialogue, Dictate, Dictation, Diction, Dijeridoo, Din, Direct speech, Dirge, Disapprove, Disco, Discord, Discordance, Discotheque, Discourse, Discreet, Discretion, Discuss, Discussion, Disharmony, Disprove, Dispute, Disquiet, Disquietude, Diss, Dissonance, Ditty, Divert attention, Doesn't wash with me, Dolphin talk (clicks, Don't breathe a word), Double Dutch, Double talk, Doublespeak, Drill, Drilling, Drip, Dripping, Drone, Drown out, Drum roll, Drumming, Drums, Drums, Dry, Dry up, Dub, Duet, Dull, Dumb, Dumbfounded, Dumbstruck
E)Ear, Ear drum, Ear hole, Ear lobe, Ear plugs, Ear-shattering, Ear-splitting, Earache, Earful, Eat one's words, Echo, Effervesce, Effuse, Electric keyboard, Electric keyboard, Elegiac, Elegy, Elicit, Eloquence, Eloquent, Embellish, Embellishment, Embroider the truth, Emphasis, Emphasize, Emphatic, Empty talk, Encore! endorse, Envelope, Epic, Epigram, Epigrammatic, Epitaph, Erhu, Eruption, Establish, Eulogize, Eulogy, Euphemism, Euphonious, Eureka!, Evade, Evasive, Exaggerate, Exaggeration, Exclaim, Exclamation, Exercise one's jaw, Expletive, Explosion, Express, Expression
F)Fable, Fabled, Fabricate, Fabrication, Fall for someone, Fall on deaf ears, Falling for something!, Falling rain, False alarm, Falsetto, Fanfare, Fart, Fib, Fibber, Fiction, Fictional, Fiddle, Fiddle, Field questions, Figure of speech, Fireworks, Flabbergasted, Flatter, Flattery, Fluency, Fluent, Flute, Flute, Foghorn, Folk music, Folk tale, Footfall, Footstep(s), For crying out loud!, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Foul-mouthed, Fracas, French horn, Fricative, Frog in the throat, From the horse's mouth, Fugue, Full blast, Full volume, Fuss
G)Gab, Gabble, Gag, Garbage, Garble, Gargle, Get on your soapbox, Get to the point, Gibberish, Gift of the gab, Giggle, Gist, Give a speech, Give someone earache about something, Give vent to, Give voice (to), Glib, Glibly, Glibness, Glottal stop, Glottis, Go all around the houses, Go on & on, Go on about, Gob, Gob-smacked, Gobble, Gobbledygook, Gobby, God gave us two ears & one mouth, Gong, Gong, Gospel truth, Gossip, Grammar, Grammatical, Grass on, Grate, Gravelly, Grievance, Grind, Grit one's teeth, Groan, Grouse, Growl, Grumble, Grunt, Guitar, Guitar, Gullet, Gunfire, Gurgle, Gush, Guttural
H)Hacking, Haiku, Hail, Halcyon days, Hammer, Hammering, Hard on the ears, Hard-of-hearing, Hark, Harken, Harmonic, Harmonica, Harmonica, Harmonious, Harmonium, Harmony, Harp, Harp, Harsh (on the ears), Harshness, Have someone on, Headphones, Hear, Hear through the grapevine, Hearing, Hearing aid, Hearing-impaired, Hearsay, Heartbeat, Heckle, Heil!, Hem & haw, Herald the dawn, Hew & cry, High-pitched, Hip-hop, Hiss, Hoarse, Hock/hawk up(?), Hollow, Homonym, Homophone, Honk, Hoo-ha, Hoot, Horn, Horn, Hot air, Howl, Hubbub, Huff & puff, Hullabaloo, Hum, Hurl insults, Hurrah, Hurray!, Hush, Husky, Hwadu, Hymn, Hymnal, Hyperbole
I)Idiom, Idiomatic, If walls had ears, Imply, In cahoots, In hushed tones, In the beginning was the word, In word & deed, Inarticulate, Inaudible, Incantation, Infer, Inquire, Inquiry, Insinuate, Insist, Insistent, Insult, Intelligible, Interject, Interjection, Interminable, Interpret, Interpretation, Interpreter, Interrogate, Interrogation, Interrupt, Interruption, Interview, Intolerable, Intrusive, Invective, Invocation, It's all Greek to me!
J)Jangle, Jargon, Jarring, Jaw, Jaw flapping, Jawing it, Jazz, Jest, Jingle, Joke, Jukebox, Jump down someone's throat, Jungle sounds
K)Karaoke, Kazoo, Kazoo, Keening, Keep mum, Keep something to yourself, Keep something under wraps, Kirtan, Koan
L)Lachrymose, Laconic, Lament, Lamentation, Language, Larynx, Laugh, Laughter, Lay down the law, Lecture, Liar, Lie, Like water off a duck's back, Limerick, Lingo, Linguaphile, Linguist, Lip, Lip-read, Lippy, Lisp, Listen, Listener, Litany, Litotes, Litotic, Litotically, Liturgical, Liturgy, Long-winded, Loose cannon, Loquacious, Lost for words, Loud, Loudspeaker, Low, Low-pitched, Lull, Lullaby, Lute, Lute, Lyre, Lyric, Lyrical, Lyricist
M)Machine-gunfire, Magic word, Make a mountain out of a molehill, Make a promise, Make a speech, Make a vow, Malaprop, Malapropism, Mantra, Maracas, Maracas, March, Marimba, Marimba, Mating call, Maxim, Megaphone, Meiosis, Melodic, Melodious, Melodium, Melody, Mendacious, Meow, Message, Messenger, Metallic, Metaphor, Metaphoric, Metronome, Mew, Mewl, Microphone, Mind your own business, Mind your p's & q's, Miss the point, Mnemonic, Moan, Mobile phone, Moider, Moniker, Monologue, Monosyllabic, Monotone, Monotonous, Monoverbum, Moo, Morphemes, Morse code, Motto, Mouth, Mouth organ, Muffle, Mum, Mum's the word, Mumble, Murder a language, Murmur, Muse, Music, Music to the ears, Musical, Musical-instruments, Musician, Mute, Mutter, Myth, Mythic, Mythical
N)Nag, Name, Nameless, Narrate, Narrative, Narrator, Native American flute, Natter, Neigh, Nicker, Nickname, No-nonsense, Noise, Noise pollution!, Noisy, Nomenclature, Nominal, Nonsense, Nonsensical, Not so much lip!, Note, Noted, Nursery-rhyme
O)Oath, Oboe, Obscenities, Octave, Ode, Offend, Offensive, Om, Omen, Once upon a time..., Onomatopoeia, Onslaught, Opera, Operatic, Oracle, Oracular, Oral, Orator, Orchestra, Organ, Organ, Orthography, Oud, Out of tune, Outcry, Ovation, Overtone chanting, Oxymoron
P)P, Padding of paws, Palindrome, Pandemonium, Panpipes, Panpipes, Paraphrase, Password, Patois, Patronymic, Pay lip-service to something, Peal, Peal of bells, Peal of laughter, Pee-wit, Peep, Penetrating, Penny-whistle, Percussion, Persistent, Pharynx, Phone, Phoneme, Phonetic, Phonetics, Phonic, Phonology, Phrase, Piano, Piano, Pidgin, Piercing, Pig Latin, Pillow talk, Ping, Pipe down, Pipe up, Pitch, Pithy, Pitter-patter, Pixie-eared, Plagiarize, Plaintive cry (of the peacock), Platitude, Play a tune, Play an instrument, Plot, Podcast, Poem, Poet, Poetic, Poetry, Polyglot, Polyphonic, Polyphony, Polysyllabic, Pontificate, Pop, Pound, Pounding heart, Prate, Prattle, Pray, Prayer, Preach, Précis, Prick up one's ears, Proclaim, Proclamation, Profess, Promise, Promulgate, Pronounce, Pronunciation, Prosody, Proverb, Proverbial, Psaltery, Psaltery, Puff & blow, Pull the wool over someone's eyes, Pull someone's leg, Pulsate, Pulsation, Pummel, Pun, Punch line, Purr, Put that another way, Put your money where your mouth is, Put-put, Putter
Q)Quack, Quake, Qualification, Qualify, Quaver, Querulous, Question, Quick-fire, Quiet, Quieten, Quip, Quotation, Quote
R)Racket, Radio, Raga, Rainfall, Raise one's voice, Rant, Rap, Rasp, Rasping, Raspy, Ratify, Rattle, Rattler, Raucous, Rave, Read someone's lips, Recap, Recapitulate, Recital, Recite, Record, Recorder, Reiterate, Rejoinder, Relate, Remark, Render, Repartee, Repeat, Repent, Repercussion, Repertoire, Repetition, Repetitive, Rephrase, Reply, Report, Report (of a gun), Reportage, Reported speech, Reporter, Reprimand, Reproach, Requiem, Resonance, Resonant, Resonate, Resound, Respond, Retort, Reverberate, Revolutionary songs, Reword, Rhetoric, Rhetorical, Rhyme, Rhythm, Riddle, Ring, Ripple, Roar, Rock, Roll of drums, Rouse, Rousing, Row, Rubbish!, Ruckus, Rumble, Rush, Rustle, Rustling
S)Sanction, Saxophone, Saxophone, Say, Say what you mean & mean what you say, Scold, Scrape, Scratch, Scream, Screech, Sea shanty, Secret, Semantics, Sentence, Sermon, Shaker, Shoot the breeze, Shot, Shout, Shout someone down, Shouting, Shoveling, Shrew, Shrew-like, Shriek, Shrill, Shut it!, Shut up!, Sigh, Signal, Signature tune, Silence, Silence is golden, Silver-tongued, Sing, Sing-song voice, Siren, Slam, Slander, Slanderous, Slang, Slick, Slogan, Slosh, Slurp, Smack, Smack one's lips, Smooth-tongued, Snap, Snapping, Snappish, Snappy, Snarl, Sneeze, Snicker, Snigger, Snip, Snore, Snort, So that we can hear twice as much as we can say, Soapbox, Sob, Sobbing, Soliloquy, Sonance, Sonar, Sonata, Song, Sonic, Sonnet, Sonorous, Soothing, Soothsayer, Sotto voce, Sound, Sound barrier, Sound paintings, Sound system, Soundproof, Soundtrack, Sour note, Speak, Speak out, Speak up, Speak with a forked tongue, Speaker, Speaking in tongues, Speech, Speech impediment, Speechless, Spell out, Spew, Spill the beans, Spin a yarn, Spirant, Spirantal, Spit it out, Splash, Splutter, Spoonerism, Spread far & wide, Sputter, Squawk, Squeak, Squeal, Staccato, Stammer, State, Statement, Stentorian, Stereophonic, Stick your oar in, Sticks & stones may break my bones, Stifle, Stillness, Stone-deaf, Storm in a teacup, Story, Storyteller, Stress, Stressed, Stretch the truth, Stridency, Strident, Strike, Strike up a conversation, Strike when the iron's hot, Strings & Percussion, Strum, Stumble over one's words, Stutter, Sub rosa, Substantiate, Summarize, Summary, Surname, Surround-sound, Swear, Sweeping, Swish, Syllable, Symphony (of human sounds), Synonym
T)T, Taboo, Taciturn, Taiko drums, Talk, Talk is cheap, Talk rot, Talk story, Talk the (back) leg off a donkey, Talk through one's backside(!), Talk up a storm, Talkative, Talking stick, Tall tales & true, Tally-ho! teeth-chattering, Tambourine, Tambourine, Teknonym, Teknonymy, Telephone, Tell, Tell a lie, Tell all, Tell all & sundry, Tell the truth, Tenor, Termagant, Terse, Testify, The long & the short of it, Thick ear, Throat, Throat chakra, Throat-singing, Throaty, Thud, Thumb piano, Thumb piano, Thunder, Thunder of hooves, Thunderous, Thunderstruck, Thunk, Thyroid, Tibetan bells, Tibetan bells, Tibetan bowls, Tick, Tick-tock, Tight-lipped, Tin whistle, Tin whistle, Tinkle, Tit-for-tat, Titter, Tittle-tattle, To the point, Toll, Tonal, Tone, Tone-deaf, Tongue-in-cheek, Tongue-tied, Tongue-twister, Toot, Toot your own horn, Toponym, Tourette's Syndrome, Town crier, Traffic, Tramp, Trance medium, Translate, Translator, Transmission, Transmit, Tread, Trembling (voice), Triangle, Triangle, Trill, Trombone, Trope, Truism, Trumpet, Trumpet, Trumpet, Truth, Truth is stranger than fiction, Truth or dare, Tuba, Tubular bells, Tumult, Tune, Tune in, Tune out, Turbulence, Turbulent, Turn of phrase, Tweet, Twitter, Tyba
U)Ukelele, Ukelele, Ululate, Uncommunicative, Understate, Understated, Understatement, Underwater sound, Unintelligible, Unnamed, Unruffled, Unsaid, Unspeakable, Unspoken, Unstressed, Unsung (hero), Untold, Unutterable, Uproar, Uproarious, Utter, Utterance
V)Valedictorian, Valedictory, Validate, Velvet, Venom, Venomous, Vent one's anger, Vent one's spleen, Ventriloquism, Ventriloquist, Verb, Verbal, Verbal agreement, Verbose, Verbosity, Verification, Verify, Vernacular, Veto, Vibrate, Vibration, Viola, Viola, Violin, Violin, Visuddhi, Vitriol, Vitriolic, Vocabulary, Vocal, Vocal cord, Vociferation, Vociferous, Voice, Voice of the people, Voice-box, Voiced, Voiceless, Volume, Vox populi, Vulgarities
W)Wagging tongues, Wail, Wailing, Walkie-talkie, Walkman, War cry, Warble, Warn, Warning, Wash, Wash over, Wash your mouth out with soap, Well-said, Whack, Whale-song, Wheeze, Whimper, Whine, Whinny, Whir, Whirring, Whisper, Whistle, Whistle, White noise, Wind chimes, Wind chimes, Wing, Without beating about the bush, Woodwinds, Word, Wordless, Wordplay
X)Xylophone
Y)Yahoo!, Yammer, Yamp, Yap, Yarn, Yeah! yell, Yelling, Yelp, Yip, Yodel, Yowl
Z)Zabadabadoo!!, Zap, Zing, Zip, Zither, Zoom
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