Definition of Ariose

1. Adjective. Having a melody (as distinguished from recitative).

Exact synonyms: Songlike
Similar to: Melodic, Melodious, Musical

Definition of Ariose

1. a. Characterized by melody, as distinguished from harmony.

Definition of Ariose

1. Adjective. melodic and song-like. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ariose

1. characterized by melody [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ariose

ariettes
aright
aril
ariled
arillary
arillate
arilli
arillode
arillodes
arilloid
arillus
arils
ariolater
ariolaters
ariolation
ariose (current term)
ariosi
arioso
ariosos
ariot
aripiprazole
aripple
aris
arise
arised
arisen
arises
ariseth
arish
arishes

Literary usage of Ariose

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1. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"ariose, a. Melodious, of a melodious character. harmony]. Arise* vn I. Ascend, mount, soar, tower, go characterized by melody (as ..."

2. Adams' New Musical Dictionary of Fifteen Thousand Technical Words, Phrases by John Stowell Adams (1865)
"ariose. Characterized by melody, as distinguished from harmony, ... ariose Cantate. A kind of speaking air, which, by introducing; frequent changes of ..."

3. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1875)
"In the opening passages of mingled recitative nnd ariose I'eter is forewarned that he shall deny ..."

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