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 for melodious
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Melodious \Me*lo"di*ous\, a. [Cf. F. m['e]lodieux. See
     Melody.]
     Containing, or producing, melody; musical; agreeable to the
     ear by a sweet succession of sounds; as, a melodious voice.
     "A melodious voice." "A melodious undertone." --Longfellow.
     -- Me*lo"di*ous*ly, adv. -- Me*lo"di*ous*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  melodious
      adj 1: having a musical sound; especially a pleasing tune [syn:
             tuneful, melodious] [ant: tuneless, unmelodious,
             untuneful]
      2: containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing
         melody; "the melodious song of a meadowlark" [syn:
         melodious, melodic, musical] [ant: unmelodic,
         unmelodious, unmusical]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  47 Moby Thesaurus words for "melodious":
     achingly sweet, agreeable, agreeable-sounding, appealing, ariose,
     arioso, canorous, cantabile, catchy, dulcet, euphonic, euphonious,
     euphonous, fine-toned, golden, golden-tongued, golden-voiced,
     harmonious, honeyed, lyric, lyrical, melic, mellifluent,
     mellifluous, mellisonant, mellow, melodic, music-flowing,
     music-like, musical, pleasant, pleasant-sounding, rich,
     silver-toned, silver-tongued, silver-voiced, silvery, singable,
     songful, songlike, sonorous, sweet, sweet-flowing, sweet-sounding,
     tunable, tuned, tuneful
  
  

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