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tenor
Definition:

General course; purport; highest adult male voice; in mus., part between bass and alto; one who sings tenor.

Synonyms:
musician (noun)
soprano, composer, virtuoso, accordionist, maestro, drummer, performer, singer, harpist, bassist, bass, saxophonist, violinist, player, instrumentalist, trombonist, musician, clarinetist, flutist, keyboardist, baritone, trumpeter, banjoist, cellist, pianist, guitarist, arranger, fiddler, oboist, harpsichordist, alto, bassoonist.
tendency (noun)
temperament, tendency, grain, bent, predisposition, predilection, propensity, bias, disposition, penchant, course, inclination, proneness, affinity, direction, aptness, trend, proclivity, polarity, leaning.
meaning (noun)
pith, drift, connotation, description, crux, implication, significance, meaning, denotation, purpose, point, relevance, intent, topic, subject, thrust, definition, indication, upshot, gist, explanation, message, interpretation.
Other synonyms:
high-pitched, tenor voice, high, strain.
Common misspellings:
  1. tennor (47%)
  2. tener (18%)
  3. tenior (6%)
  4. tendor (6%)
  5. tenur (6%)
  6. attenory (6%)
  7. lenor (6%)
  8. tenyor (6%)
Examples of usage:
  1. How impatient Professor Ray Lankester is of any attempt to call attention to the older view of evolution appears perhaps even more plainly in a review of this same book of Professor that appeared in " Nature," March 3, The tenor of the remarks last quoted shows that though what I am about to quote is now more than five years old, it may be taken as still giving the position which Professor Ray Lankester takes on these matters.
    - Semper's 1881. us - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
  2. We are such slaves of words that, seeing the words " natural selection" employed- - and forgetting that the results ensuing on natural selection will depend entirely on what it is that is selected from, so that the gist of the matter lies in this and not in the words " natural selection"- it escaped that a change of front had been made, and a conclusion entirely alien to the tenor of the whole book smuggled into the last paragraph as the one which it had been written to support; the book preached luck, the peroration cunning.
    - Semper's 1881. us - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler. us - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
  3. Their tenor was soon announced.
    - Semper's 1881. us - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler. us - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler. - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
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