Words at Play : Seen & Heard: Good Quotes From Great Books
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#1: Stertorous 

All the definitions on Merriam-Webster.com include "Seen & Heard," a place to comment on why you looked up the word. Here are some of our favorite comments involving books.

Definition:

: characterized by a harsh snoring or gasping sound

Seen & Heard:

"In Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler: 'The bouncer breathed stertorously and his hand was limp.'" — Linda Dahlstrom

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