[ ar-ee-ohs, ar-ee-ohs ]
/ ˈær iˌoʊs, ˌær iˈoʊs /
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characterized by melody; songlike.
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Origin of ariose
First recorded in 1735–45; Anglicized variant of arioso
Words nearby ariose
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Example sentences from the Web for ariose
Without being at all ariose, the symphony is full of melody.Contemporary American Composers|Rupert Hughes