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  • as inprotozoan
  • as intown crier

synonyms for stentor

  • ameba
  • amoeba
  • cell
  • ciliate
  • euglena
  • flagellate
  • organism
  • paramecium
  • plasmodium
  • sporozoan
  • announcer
  • bellman
  • crier
  • proclaimer
  • publicizer
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How to use stentor in a sentence

The old man stood up, shouted an order in the voice of a Stentor, and waved his hand.
THE NORSEMEN IN THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
Nay, but he could not; he lay in chains with a gag in his mouth, that might have smothered the voice of Stentor.
QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 1 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
Every man is like "Stentor of the brazen voice," whose shout, as Homer says in the Iliad, "was as the shout of fifty men."
THE IRISH ON THE SOMMEMICHAEL MACDONAGH
Stentor, stent′or, n. a very loud-voiced herald in the Iliad, hence any person with a remarkably loud voice: the ursine howler.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
The Stentor, from its location below the alga, could not reach the starch grains without altering its position.
THE DAWN OF REASONJAMES WEIR
Boythorn (Laurence), a robust gentleman with the voice of a Stentor; a friend of Mr. Jarndyce.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
Stentor polymorphus (fig. 38) is a very beautiful trumpet-shaped infusorium, the body being covered with spiral rows of cilia.
AN ELEMENTARY TEXT-BOOK OF THE MICROSCOPEJOHN WILLIAM GRIFFITH
Fission is the ordinary mode of reproduction in the Infusoria, and is usually transverse, but oblique in Stentor, &.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 5VARIOUS
At that moment Fred recognized him as Sut Simpson, the scout, whose voice rang out as startling and clear as that of a stentor.
IN THE PECOS COUNTRYEDWARD SYLVESTER ELLIS (AKA LIEUTENANT R.H. JAYNE)
When the applause had subsided, Mr. Stentor rose and modestly alluded to his own proud position.
PUNCH - VOLUME 25 (JUL-DEC 1853)VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STENTOR

  • amebae
  • amoebae
  • cells
  • ciliates
  • euglenas
  • flagellates
  • organisms
  • paramecia
  • plasmodiums
  • sporozoans
  • stentors
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.