2. exaggerated, theatrical, histrionic, buskined, stagey, Inf hammy; overwrought, spectacular, sensational; frantic, hysterical, high-wrought, overacted.
melody, n. 1. harmony, concinnity, concord, accord; euphony, musicality, mellowness, melodiousness; rhythm, tunefulness, smoothness, fluency, flow; sweetness, mellifluence, dulcetness.
2. tune, song, descant, aria, aretta; chant, plainsong, canticle; lyric, cantilena, chanson, carol, ballad, ditty; theme, measure, air, strain, cantabile.
melt, v. 1. liquefy, dissolve, deliquesce, liquidize, fluidize; thaw, unfreeze, defrost, de-ice, flux, colli-quate; fuse, liquate, ablate, smelt, scorify.
2. dwindle, sink, shrink, decrease, drop, decline, descend; pass, fade, disappear, dematerialize, waste away; evanesce, vanish, disperse, dissipate, evaporate, disintegrate.
3. blend, shade, mix, coalesce, incorporate, compound; change into, merge into, grow into, assimilate.
4. mollify, soften, assuage, subdue, disarm; relax, gentle, mellow, lenify, dulcify; move, touch, affect, penetrate, pierce; touch to the core or quick, come home to, touch one's heart, touch a chord; propitiate, appease, conciliate, mediate, placate.
member, n. 1. adherent, inhabitant, one who belongs, one who is in, in person; dues payer, card-carrying member; initiate, trial member.
2. organ, limb, appendage; leg, arm, wing; foot, hand, paw; nose, tongue, ear.
3. element, constituent, component; portion, part, segment; detail, fragment, fraction, section, division.
membership, n. 1. admission, matriculation, belonging; adherence, allegiance.
2. body, company, society, club, association, group; fraternity, fellowship, sodality, sorority; roster, rolls, personnel.
membrane, n. tissue, integument, skin, film, sheet, layer, drumhead; pellicle, meninx, tympanic membrane, pericarp, chorion.
memento, n. 1. remembrance, remembrancer, souvenir, memorial, keepsake; record, relic, vestige; trophy, token; (pi.) memorabilia.
2. reminder, warning, caution, caveat; memento mori, skull and crossbones, Jolly Roger, death's-head, skeleton at the feast; Banquo's ghost, the ghost of Christmas past.
memoir, n. 1. memoirs a. history, chronicle, account, record, annals, chronology,
b. memories, recollections, reminiscences, experiences, adventures, fortunes; confessions, journal, diary, letters.
2. biography, autobiography, Inf. bio, personal narrative or history, life story, life, life history.
memorable, adj. 1. unforgettable, not to be forgotten, not soon forgotten; signal, red-letter, illustrious, famous, historic, important, great, eventful, momentous, significant, consequential, crucial, critical; notable, noteworthy, remarkable, outstanding, extraordinary, out of the ordinary, uncommon, unusual, special, rare, unique, one of a kind, once in a lifetime; excellent, fantastic, marvelous, top notch, first-rate, Inf A-l; striking, vivid, forceful, powerful, formidable, dramatic, eloquent, telling; sensational, thrilling, exciting, electrifying, SI. socko; moving, inspiring, soul-stirring, heart-rending.
2. memorizable, learnable, commitable; retainable, holdable, keepable; recallable, recollectable, retrievable.
memorandum, n. note, reminder, Chiefly Brit, chit, Inf memo, message; record, written statement, minute.
memorial, n. 1. monument, statue, herm, hermes,