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How to use lullaby in a sentence
They write that four song types are heard in every society—love songs, lullabies, healing songs, dance songs.
Listeners had little trouble telling dance songs from lullabies or healing songs, given their tempos and beats.
He was particularly intrigued by the fourth type, lullabies.
Love songs and lullabies, which sometimes may not be easy to tell apart, differed because love songs demonstrated a larger range of accents and pitches.
A warm lullaby is the best way to describe the voice of this 25-year-old up-and-coming singer.
But then that night, Dad played it back to me in bed, like a lullaby, my own recorded voice singing myself to sleep.
Washington loves a lullaby—like the one about both sides deserving blame for the decline in bipartisanship.Michael Tomasky on the GOP’s Rush to the Right in Congress|Michael Tomasky|February 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Gervais sings Elmo a “celebrity lullaby” and even offers him a “celebrity cup of milk.”
It was depressing to think of going to bed in such circumstances with the yelling of an Arctic storm for a lullaby.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
A child's preference for the mother's singing is, perhaps, a half reminiscence of the soft-low tones of the lullaby.Children's Ways|James Sully
Twas a quiet sea, breaking, in crooning lullaby, upon the rocks below my bedroom window.The Cruise of the Shining Light|Norman Duncan
The night winds sing her lullaby, and little children hear the music of her voice and look into her answering eyes.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
She gave the gun to Polly, and told her to walk up and down the porch with it and sing a lullaby.That Old-Time Child, Roberta|Sophie Fox Sea