Origin of viva voce
OTHER WORDS FROM viva voceviva-voce, adjective
Words nearby viva voce
How to use viva voce in a sentence
Pig [growling sotto voce behind his hand, mock-furtive as a Disneyland Foxy Loxy]: Take 35 percent off the top and split!
A local Dad joked sotto voce to his wife “And afterwards there will be a reception who will be in the auditorium!”
The inmates of FX consider Viva to be effete, soft and unserious.
Viva, for their part, consider FXers to be poor and fanatical.
Conditions at the neighboring camp—back to Colditz again—are the subject of lively dinner-table speculation at both FX and Viva.
You would notice sotto voce that when ways and means were being discussed, times were always hard.
He believed in the value of viva voce discussion, and discouraged all unnecessary inter-departmental correspondence.
They wait patiently until his task is done, all the time purring gently and rhythmically in a sort of sotto voce accompaniment.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
Here, too, elections were held viva voce under the beeches, at the foot of the wooded spur now known as Imboden Hill.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine|John Fox, Jr.
When all had refreshed themselves with a glass of that strengthening cordial, a unanimous and solemn cry of "Viva l'Italia!"Rule of the Monk|Giuseppe Garibaldi