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How to use plangent in a sentence

It seemed as large as the shell of a cathedral, and for organ there was the plangent, echoing sound of sea waves.
THE AIR PIRATECYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
The plangent roar of the city was painful to his ears, which had always been attuned to the deep silences of forest and lake.
LAD: A DOGALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE
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 LETTERS OF HENRY JAMES (VOLUME I)HENRY JAMES
The plangent power and deep earnestness of the words were even more applicable now than then.
WHEN IT WAS DARKGUY THORNE
From his stivy cellar he issues forth into the plashing, plangent currents of city life.
THE BOOK OF KHALIDAMEEN RIHANI
A song fours down from the skies, a plangent song of triumph from the Moon.
THE MASQUE OF THE ELEMENTSHERMAN SCHEFFAUER
Then from a point in the south came that warning, plangent cry of the evil bird.
THE KEEPERS OF THE TRAILJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
That brisk April air seems somehow in key with the mood of the Avenue—hard, plangent, glittering, intensely material.
PIPEFULSCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
She was as far removed from the plangent reverie of Rousseau as from the savage truculence of Swift.
CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL 3 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
He roamed about the woods, he passed precious hours upon the shore, his mind plangent like the wave.
GILIAN THE DREAMERNEIL MUNRO
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WORDS RELATED TO PLANGENT

  • alliterative
  • boring
  • dull
  • echoic
  • iterant
  • iterative
  • long-winded
  • plangent
  • pleonastic
  • prolix
  • recapitulatory
  • redundant
  • reiterative
  • repeating
  • repetitive
  • resonant
  • tautological
  • verbose
  • windy
  • bumpy
  • coiled
  • curly
  • curved
  • flexuous
  • plangent
  • rolling
  • sinuate
  • sinuous
  • snaky
  • squiggly
  • undulant
  • undulate
  • undulatory
  • unstable
  • vermiculate
  • waving
  • winding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.