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It seemed as large as the shell of a cathedral, and for organ there was the plangent, echoing sound of sea waves.

The plangent roar of the city was painful to his ears, which had always been attuned to the deep silences of forest and lake.

But I am not plangent—one must take the thick with the thin—and I have such possibilities of another and better sort before me.

The plangent power and deep earnestness of the words were even more applicable now than then.

From his stivy cellar he issues forth into the plashing, plangent currents of city life.


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On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plangent, such as: beating, booming, clangorous, consonant, deep, and deep-toned.

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