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tone downTo relax; to make quieter or less obtrusive; to make milder.Rate it:

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tone upTo strengthen and make the muscles of the body firmer by regular excercise.Rate it:

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tone downTo make a television program, piece of writing, etc. less offensive and so more suitable for a family audience.Rate it:

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face the musicTo accept or confront the unpleasant consequences of one's actions.Rate it:

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music hallvaudevilleRate it:

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music to one's earSome unexpected good news; a favorable outcome after some initial confusion or delay.Rate it:

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music to someone's earsSome good news; a spoken expression or a sound which is pleasing; a welcome remark or information.Rate it:

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eyes closed all earsto listen to high fidelity music in the fullest senseRate it:

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put onTo play recorded music.Rate it:

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strike upTo start something, usually playing live music.Rate it:

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blue noteNotes added to the major scale for expressive quality in jazz and blues music, particularly the flatted third, fifth and seventh.Rate it:

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cake walkFrom the mid 1900s, a game at a fair or party in which people walk around a numbered circle along to music. When the music is stopped, the caller draws a number from a jar and whoever is standing on or closest to that number that number wins a cake.Rate it:

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cakewalkThe style of music associated with such a contest.Rate it:

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carry a tuneTo produce music, especially to sing, with accurate pitch.Rate it:

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chalkfaceA musical concept or genre in which music is completely improvised and never played twice. Most often mixing elements of hip-hop, metal, punk and avant-garde jazz.Rate it:

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clear as a belltotally clear: distinct and unmistakeable, as a bell's tone is clearly heardRate it:

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cry the bluesTo sing in the style of blues music.Rate it:

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dress down1) Wear casual or work clothing, informal clothes: 2) Speak To Someone In a Desultory Tone, A Commanding, Analytical, Superior, Critiquing Manner; . . . . . {Tell Someone 'OFF' }Rate it:

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hide one's light under a bushelFor a person to keep some talent or skill hidden from other people. The tone is that a person having a talent which they can be proud of ought not hide it.Rate it:

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liven things upAppropriate actions, music, decorations, singing, props, verbal directing, recitations can assist to liven things up at a party or celebration.Rate it:

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middle of the roadOf a type of melodic popular music that has wide appeal.Rate it:

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one-noteHaving only one opinion, outlook, tone, etc., especially as expressed repetitively; without variety or range.Rate it:

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opera housemusic venueRate it:

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pickin' and grinninVigorously playing folk or country music on a stringed musical instrument, especially the guitar or banjo, while smiling broadly.Rate it:

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pickin' and grinnin'Vigorous playing of folk or country music on a stringed musical instrument, especially the guitar or banjo, while smiling broadly.Rate it:

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pickin' and grinnin'Vigorous playing of folk or country music on a stringed musical instrument, especially the guitar or banjo, while smiling broadly.Rate it:

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power chordA chord or combination of notes used in rock music and typically selected to sound good at high volume and high levels of distortion. Power chords make extensive use of intervals such as open fourths and fifths.Rate it:

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rock onTo party to rock music.Rate it:

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screamA form of singing associated with the metal and screamo styles of music. It is a loud, rough, distorted version of the voice; rather than the normal voice of the singer.Rate it:

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shuffleA rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.Rate it:

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sing sopranoTo perform vocal music in a higher pitch than alto.Rate it:

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tin earInsensitivity to and inability to appreciate the elements of performed music or the rhythm, elegance, or nuances of language.Rate it:

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