orotund

[ awr-uh-tuhnd, ohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF orotund

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OROTUND

Hamlet saw that pithy old Polonius was a preposterous and orotund ass.

Obediently, the fanatic began to mouth Holy Writ in orotund.

At once Serrano's orotund Italian voice shot out into the crowd.

Mrs. Hallam was sitting in orotund silence, but seemed in good humour.

Pure voice is usually spoken of as being manifested in two qualities, the natural and the orotund.

With the orotund, as well as with the natural quality, all the voice modes previously described may be conjoined.

The father of Seneca had a school of oratory where rich Roman youths were taught to mouth in orotund and gesticulate in curves.

To match a short vowel to an orotund concert note for two beats and a “hold” was impossible.

One given to sonorous and orotund phrases would doubtless have coined a most splendid speech here.

In an orotund voice he declaims to his pupils the mighty revelations that he copied from the book.

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