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clear

audible, firm, resolute, authoritative, carefully, articulated, crisp, distinct

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high

high-pitched, soprano, shrill, girlish, treble

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squeaky

twittery

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low

deep, dark

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cold

hard, steely, dry

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warm

intimate

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soft

muted, subdued, whispery, low, breathy, modulated

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loud

strong, robust, ringing, stentorian, prodigious, booming, commanding

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loud and irritating

sharp, grating, harsh, piercing, brassy, screechy, ear-splitting

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pleasant or soothing

euphonious, melodious, sweet, dulcet, mellifluous, seductive, rich, lyrical, languid, sweet, silken, soft, honey-voiced

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bright

chirpy, chirrupy, bubbly

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slow-speaking and somewhat mannered (or with prolonged vowels)

drawling

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mournful

sepulchral, funereal

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artificial or pretentious

affected

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falsely or overly sweet

cloying, saccharine, ingratiating

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having pronounced S sounds

sibilant, hissing

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affectedly elegant, lisping

mincing

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stammering

stuttering, sputtering

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like a flute

fluted, fluty

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shrill and piping

reedy

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gruff

husky, throaty, scratchy, raspy, hoarse, gravel-voiced, wheezy, roupy, guttural

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deep

resonant, sonorous

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deep and refined in articulation

plummy

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hollow

tinny

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without intonation

monotonous, flat

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nasal

catarrhal, asthmatic

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whiny

whimpering, puling

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rising and falling monotonously

singsong, jingly

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nervous

uncertain, quavering, quavery, edgy