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Low-pitched   /loʊ-pɪtʃt/   Listen
Low-pitched

adjective
1.
Used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency.  Synonym: low.
2.
Set at a low angle or slant.






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"Low-pitched" Quotes from Famous Books



... guardian who dwelt there, but their voices were not audible by the well, and absolute silence reigned, the intense yet light silence that is in the desert at noontide, when the sun is at the zenith, when the nomad sleeps under his low-pitched tent, and the gardeners in the oasis cease even from pretending to work among the palms. From before the well the ground sank to a plain of pale grey sand, which stretched away to a village hard in aspect, as if carved out of bronze and all in one piece. In the centre ...
— The Garden Of Allah • Robert Hichens

... I exclaimed in low-pitched accents of surprise, "what are you doing here in the boat at this time of ...
— Overdue - The Story of a Missing Ship • Harry Collingwood

... was built. Through a low gateway in the wall he passed on to the crest of the one straggling street of Todos Santos. On either side of him were ranged the low one-storied, deep-windowed adobe fondas and artisans' dwellings, with low-pitched roofs of dull red pipe-like tiles. Absorbed in his fanciful dreams, he did not at first notice that those dwellings appeared deserted, and that even the Posada opposite him, whose courtyard was usually filled with lounging muleteers, was empty ...
— The Crusade of the Excelsior • Bret Harte

... she was young and adorable. It was a low-pitched voice for so little a woman, low and thrilling; a mezzo-soprano. His spirit ...
— The Deaves Affair • Hulbert Footner

... from the latticed gallery, and they were low at first, but soon rose to such an angry pitch that I made no doubt we had hit on the right house after all. What they said was lost to us, but I could distinguish the woman's voice, low-pitched and vibrant as though insisting upon a refusal, and the man's scarce adult tones, now high as though with balked passion, now shaken and imploring. I was for leaving the place at once, but Nick clutched my arm tightly; and suddenly, as I stood undecided, the voices ...
— The Crossing • Winston Churchill



Words linked to "Low-pitched" :   pitch, inclined, high, deep, baritone, bass, double-bass, throaty, contralto, alto, contrabass



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