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  1. ...! See the difference? You have to listen very closely and pay close attention to context when dealing with stressed syllables . There are other examples but this one is almost a benchmark...

    4 Answers · Society & Culture · 29/07/2009

  2. ... syllables . I find it almost impossible to pronounce it as one syllable . When I do, it sounds southern-ish...can't think of any one count word to rhyme, (although the closest might be (em)pire -- pire seems easy to get in one...

    20 Answers · Education & Reference · 28/01/2007

  3. The stress of one- syllable words often depends on the importance of a word, and...with stress and meter. Iambic pentameter is actually very close to how people usually speak. You may need to change stresses...

    3 Answers · Education & Reference · 04/01/2013

  4. i agree i hear "will you hold me close and say"

    2 Answers · Entertainment & Music · 08/03/2008

  5. ... and unstressed syllables , not long and short syllables . Read Tennyson's first three... the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ringed with...

    1 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 21/08/2009

  6. ...instinctively make "pet names" for people we're close to so we're not saying the same thing all the time...of something being easier to say, even though the syllable count is the same. Think about the effort ...

    6 Answers · Pregnancy & Parenting · 09/04/2009

  7. ... (with k) Numerals Tone indication Open syllables Closed syllables * unmarked short vowel long vowel Class 1 low mid high...

    2 Answers · Education & Reference · 04/01/2009

  8. Dear friend: I give you 100 one- syllable compliments. Enough? fat, late,high, tight...thick, thin, tough,quick, fast,much, less,more,shy, dim, dumb,deaf, close , clear, clean, damp,good, well,bad, worse, worst,ill...

    2 Answers · Education & Reference · 03/03/2011

  9. No serious English-language haiku author counts syllables . Please, look at the website ahapoetry.com to learn about what real haiku is...

    3 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 02/08/2012

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