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

  Phrase \Phrase\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Phrased; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Phrasing.] [Cf. F. phraser.]
     To express in words, or in peculiar words; to call; to style.
     "These suns -- for so they phrase 'em." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Phrasing \Phras"ing\, n.
     1. Method of expression; association of words.
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     2. (Mus.) The act or method of grouping the notes so as to
        form distinct musical phrases.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the grouping of musical phrases in a melodic line
      2: the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use
         concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton [syn: wording,
         diction, phrasing, phraseology, choice of words,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "phrasing":
     adaptation, arrangement, choice of words, composition, dialect,
     diction, expression, formulation, grammar, harmonization, idiom,
     instrumentation, intonation, language, locution, modulation,
     orchestration, parlance, phrase, phraseology, preparation,
     resolution, rhetoric, setting, solution, speech, suspension, talk,
     tone painting, transcription, usage, use of words, usus loquendi,
     verbalism, verbiage, wordage, wording

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