Words for today.
Fricative: denoting a type of consonant made by the friction of breath in a narrow opening, producing a turbulent air flow.
Plosive: denoting a consonant that is produced by stopping the airflow using the lips, teeth, or palate, followed by a sudden release of air.
In the bitter public argument that followed, both spat out plosives and fricatives like shrapnel.
- p40, Head of State by Andrew Marr.