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adjective as in clear, stirring sound

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Let its latest much-praised British stage adaptation be a clarion call for a stint on Broadway.

The National Front won its first-ever first-place finish nationally and sounded a clarion call across Europe.

This is ground level reporting at its most important, at its most clarion.

"The Third Jihad" was produced by a shadowy non-profit called the Clarion Fund, which now calls itself the Clarion Project.

“We heard of the horns in the hills ringing”—that was how the poets of Rohan evoked the clarion call to action.

Yet the Clarion opposes sweating and tyranny and hypocrisy, and does its best to defeat and to destroy them.

Like a clarion call the note rings in my ears, amidst the din of contending views and obscure phraseology.

We walked on so together to the spot where we first had met, and where first the thrush had sounded for us his elfin clarion.

He had unfolded the newspaper slowly and carefully, the sharp crackle of the paper would have been a clarion call to Agnes.

Three more steps will make a certain shot, and—out rang Jack's nasal clarion, loud and clear as the morte at a fox-chase.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clarion, such as: blaring, inspiring, ringing, sharp, shrill, and definite.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.