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orotund

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1 marked by conspicuously full and rich sounds or tones
  • the tenor's orotund voice was just what this soaring aria needs

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2 marked by the use of impressive-sounding but mostly meaningless words and phrases
  • a master of the orotund prose that is favored by academic journals of literary criticism

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“Orotund.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/orotund. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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