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See definition of stertorous on Dictionary.com
  • as inraucous
  • as instrident
  • as inbreathless
  • as inhoarse

synonyms for stertorous

  • discordant
  • harsh
  • loud
  • strident
  • absonant
  • acute
  • atonal
  • blaring
  • blatant
  • brusque
  • cacophonous
  • dissonant
  • dry
  • ear-piercing
  • grating
  • grinding
  • gruff
  • hoarse
  • husky
  • inharmonious
  • jarring
  • piercing
  • rasping
  • sharp
  • thick
  • unharmonious
  • unmusical
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antonyms for stertorous

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  • low
  • mild
  • soft
  • calm
  • quiet
  • subdued
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How to use stertorous in a sentence

A series of low, stertorous growls followed, growls that made my blood run cold!
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Mayo, when he heard their stertorous breathing close at hand, groped for them and shoved tools into their clutch.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
There was a dead silence for a few moments, broken only by the stertorous breathing of the man upon the couch.
THE MYNNS' MYSTERYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
It, too, was empty, except for a figure breathing with drunken and stertorous stupor in a chair at one corner.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Tom's breathing became stertorous, and that, in connection with morphia poisoning, means danger.
SIXES AND SEVENSO. HENRY
Taurus Antinor's breath came in short, stertorous gasps, his throat was parched and his tongue clove to the roof of his mouth.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
His breathing became laboured and stertorous, his skin hot, and his eyes dilated.
THE ETERNAL CITYHALL CAINE
His damson-jam eyes were moist and sad and his breathing even more stertorous than usual.
VACATION WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
She did not stir even when his stertorous breathing came painfully to her ears.
THE BOSS OF TAROOMBAE. W. HORNUNG
It was precisely as though a man—he could not say whether without or within—were in deep stertorous sleep.
PABO, THE PRIESTSABINE BARING-GOULD
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WORDS RELATED TO STERTOROUS

  • asthmatic
  • blown
  • choking
  • emphysematous
  • exhausted
  • gasping
  • out of breath
  • panting
  • short of breath
  • short-winded
  • spent
  • stertorous
  • wheezing
  • winded
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