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Syllabification: Sten·dhal
Pronunciation: /stenˈdäl, steN-
  • (1783–1842), French novelist; pseudonym of Marie Henri Beyle. His two best-known novels are Le Rouge et le noir (1830), relating the rise and fall of a young man from the provinces, and La Chartreuse de Parme (1839).

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody