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synonyms for orotund

  • bombastic
  • clear
  • loud
  • pompous
  • resonant
  • resounding
  • rich
  • showy
  • sonorous
  • stentorian
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How to use orotund in a sentence

With the orotund, as well as with the natural quality, all the voice modes previously described may be conjoined.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Pure voice is usually spoken of as being manifested in two qualities, the natural and the orotund.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
One given to sonorous and orotund phrases would doubtless have coined a most splendid speech here.
SUNDRY ACCOUNTSIRVIN S. COBB
In an orotund voice he declaims to his pupils the mighty revelations that he copied from the book.
THE VITALIZED SCHOOLFRANCIS B. PEARSON
There is a voice of unusual roundness and fulness known as the orotund, which is indispensable to the public speaker.
TALKS ON TALKINGGRENVILLE KLEISER
The use of the orotund voice varies according to the intensity of the thought and feeling being expressed.
TALKS ON TALKINGGRENVILLE KLEISER
He pitched his orotund voice upon me as if he were giving a command in a gale at sea.
A REPUBLIC WITHOUT A PRESIDENT AND OTHER STORIESHERBERT WARD
Always an orotund man, he has the Chautauqua manner indeed in this exigency.
THE ART OF THE MOVING PICTUREVACHEL LINDSAY
Obediently, the fanatic began to mouth Holy Writ in orotund.
WHEN EGYPT WENT BROKEHOLMAN DAY
At once Serrano's orotund Italian voice shot out into the crowd.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
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