He pronounced the inhibition lengthily and sonorously, so that the 'not' sounded like 'n-o-o-o-t!'
"Good-morning, Mrs. McChesney," returned Mr. Sims, sonorously.
To me it sounds like wherefore, wherefore, impressively and sonorously intoned.
"We have the honor to salute your highness," he said, sonorously.
“I was wrong, grievously wrong, Captain Shore,” he said sonorously.