Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 08/04/16 Sonorous

Sonorous (adjective)
sonorous [suh-nawr-uh s, -nohr-, son-er-uh s]


adjective
1. giving out or capable of giving out a sound, especially a deep, resonant sound, as a thing or place: a sonorous cavern.
2. loud, deep, or resonant, as a sound.
3. rich and full in sound, as language or verse.
4. high-flown; grandiloquent: a sonorous speech.

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4. eloquent, florid, grandiose, orotund.

Origin: 1605-15; < Latin sonōrus noisy, sounding, equivalent to sonōr-, stem of sonor sound (son(āre) to sound + -or -or) + -us -ous

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