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Orotund   Listen
adjective
Orotund  adj.  Characterized by fullness, clearness, strength, and smoothness; ringing and musical; said of the voice or manner of utterance.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Orotund" Quotes from Famous Books



... to Dromanus) whose litter I was escorting. I was rather tickled that they took me for my own intendant. I judged we must be approaching the entrance to Villa Satronia and that they were people from there. I assumed an exaggerated imitation of Dromanus' most grandiloquent manner and in his orotund unctuous delivery I declaimed: ...
— Andivius Hedulio • Edward Lucas White

... a man," said the major carelessly. "Voice orotund, magnetic. Easy manners. Good figure;" and he walked up and down complacently, slapping his own shrunk shank. There had been a well-shaped leg inside of the ragged linen trousers once, and the conscious merit which infused every ...
— Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1878 • Various



Words linked to "Orotund" :   full, tumid, rhetorical, pear-shaped, bombastic



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