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plangent

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2 marked by a high volume of sound
  • plangent organ music filled the church

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3 marked by conspicuously full and rich sounds or tones
  • the strong, plangent tones of a Louis Armstrong trumpet solo

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The first known use of plangent was in 1666

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“Plangent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plangent. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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