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 for coloratura
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a lyric soprano who specializes in coloratura vocal music
           [syn: coloratura, coloratura soprano]
      2: singing with florid ornamentation

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  92 Moby Thesaurus words for "coloratura":
     acciaccatura, alto, appoggiatura, arabesque, aria, aria buffa,
     aria cantabile, aria da capo, aria da chiesa, aria di bravura,
     aria di coloratura, aria fugata, aria parlante, arietta, arioso,
     baritone, bass, bel canto, bourdon, bravura, burden, cadence,
     cadenza, cantabile, chest voice, choral, choral singing, choric,
     croon, crooning, division, dramatic, drone, drone bass,
     embellishment, falsetto, fioritura, flight, flourish, folk singing,
     grace, grace note, head voice, heroic, hum, humming, hymnal,
     incidental, incidental note, intonation, liturgical, long mordent,
     lyric, lyricism, mordent, operatic, operatic singing, ornament,
     passage, pralltriller, psalmic, psalmodial, psalmodic, recitative,
     roulade, run, sacred, scat, scat singing, singing, single mordent,
     sol-fa, sol-fa exercise, solfeggio, solmization, solo, song,
     soprano, tenor, tonic sol-fa, treble, turn, vocal, vocal music,
     vocalization, voce, voce di petto, voce di testa, voice, warbling,
     yodel, yodeling

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