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Definition of "lilts" [lilts]

  • Plural form of lilt. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lilt. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lilts" in a sentence
  • "The song lilts and sways, creating an accessible whimsy that is not at all pandering."
  • "Struggling to decode the strange patois, then slipping into its lilts and rhythms, illuminates how malleable language is, how much we mold and shape it to our own contexts and purposes, and yet so often view it as a rigid structure not to be tampered with."
  • "If only for the superb dialog, and the scene where Leo single-handedly takes down the hit squad that Caspar has sent after him, while "Danny Boy" lilts in the background."
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