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marked by a high volume of sound

  • the professor's stentorian voice was enough to keep even the drowsiest student awake
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loud, stentorian, earsplitting, raucous, strident mean marked by intensity or volume of sound. loud applies to any volume above normal and may suggest undue vehemence or obtrusiveness.
    • loud shouts of protest
stentorian implies great power and range.
    • an actor with a stentorian voice
earsplitting implies loudness that is physically discomforting.
    • the earsplitting sound of a siren
raucous implies a loud harsh grating tone, especially of voice, and may suggest rowdiness.
    • the raucous shouts of drunken revelers
strident implies a rasping discordant but insistent quality, especially of voice.
    • the strident voices of hecklers

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