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adjective as in resonant

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His voice fits the sunny sanctuary, managing to be light yet sonorous.

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There was Radim Palouš, the sonorous philosophical godfather of Kampademia.

At the end, the sonorous Welles concludes with a little talk about Halloween.

Franklin Roosevelt's addresses in 1933 and 1937 remain alive, as does the sonorous rhetoric of John F. Kennedy's address in 1961.

The ancient cities, the dreamy harbors, the sonorous street names that no longer existed.

In my youth, you heard, side-by-side, the church bells ringing and the beautiful, sonorous call to prayer of the muezzin.

Her glance wandered from his face away toward the Gulf, whose sonorous murmur reached her like a loving but imperative entreaty.

Pausing at the threshold before opening the door, the sonorous mumble sounding through the deal panels misled me.

Jerry hit the instrument as he spoke and drowned his own voice in its sonorous roar.

Over me, away off, as if from the heavens, I heard a sonorous rumble of mystery words.

I should think 'twould make a splendid subject—you could use such sonorous, resounding words.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sonorous, such as: booming, ringing, thundering, full-voiced, loud, and loud-voiced.

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