from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a full, strong, powerful voice.


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  • Peripatetic, because the source of LP's music was dynamic, shifting from percussion to keyboards to the trading lead rapid-fire vocals of rapping Mike Shinoda to Chester Bennington whose signature is a primal full-voiced "scream."

    Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney: Peripatetic Paroxysms: Linkin Park Live, Madison Square Garden

  • As Cinderella, 18-year-old Alexa Allman is as composed and full-voiced as any of the cast of that US teen phenomenon, High School Musical – which, she tells me after the show, her school actually brought to Edinburgh in 2007.

    What are all these American high school students doing in Edinburgh?

  • It's a poem to sweeten and sharpen our sorrow for two great makers, now "gone from these parts" but placeless, and timeless, in their bright plumage and full-voiced song.

    Poem of the week: A Trace of Wings by Edwin Morgan

  • The most dramatic moments came in bits: in the pure weightless singing of soprano Kyra Klontz (a high school student) as the youth sent out to watch for an approaching rain cloud; in the cello solo that accompanies the aria "It Is Enough"; and in the singing of seven full-voiced women who blew everyone away with the energy of their cries of "Holy, Holy, Holy."

    In performance: Choralis's "Elijah"

  • The lively crowd in the nearly full Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium had healthy contingents of Dutch and Americans fans who collaborated on a full-voiced wave that circled the stands several times in the first half.

    American men's soccer team settles for 2-2 draw with Dutch

  • A composition that does not belong to the liturgy and lead more deeply into the mystery celebrated, even though it be sung with full-voiced enthusiasm by all, cannot be qualified a true expression of conscious and active participation in the liturgical action.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • The other men were also vocally impressive: Bass Vitalij Kowaljow was a powerful, full-voiced Wotan and Eric Halfvarson a menacing Hunding.

    A Perplexing 'Walküre'

  • Perhaps I would feel differently if the finale had been a showdown between full-voiced divas Melinda Doolittle and LaKisha Jones, rather than a sugary sweet sing-off between teen dreams Jordin Sparks and Blake Lewis.

    "Dexter," "American Idol" and More: The Top 10 Programs of 2007 -- Part One

  • Bono remains full-voiced and exubverant, adn there is something of an actor in him as he pleads with the audience to sing or cheer or to feel what his songs express.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Ms. Bradley is a soulful, stunning, full-voiced vocalist, and her winning the Female Vocalist of the Year award for a second year in a row is a clear indication that traditional bluegrass is fending off incursions by those who would make the genre sound more like contemporary country pop.

    The State of the World of Bluegrass in 2008


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