from The Century Dictionary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective rare Stentorian.
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Oh dear, Obama is starting to sound stentorious and I-told-you-sos.
When Peddiwell first appears, he is stentorious in his condemnation of alcohol.
It is all very well for dead tree sellers to come up with their stentorious editorials but, unless they follow through, all they are producing is so much waste paper.
At that instant, a familiar voice—whose stentorious tone had never before sounded so welcome to my ears—boomed out:
"Gracious noble sir," Todd said in stentorious tones, "may I be permitted to introduce my father, Rrev."
He saw every prospect of realizing the fond dream of his ambition when once again a call of duty to serve God's humble children came in stentorious tones.
He would desert the Cercle Bougainville, but still within hail of a stentorious skipper whose coppers were dry, and with a dozen other native men and women, boys and girls, lure the fish with hooks baited with bits of salted shrimp.
And indeed, as it turned out, about ten that night the Colonel's loud and stentorious breathing began to fail slowly.
"Are you mad?" demanded the lady in almost stentorious accents, "or is this an unmanly hoax?"
And while setting composed and in a state of calmness, a neighbor came in, and in a stentorious voice informed him that a difficulty had occurred which would cause him some trouble, and he might prepare himself for it.
The Life of the Rev. Dandridge F. Davis, of the African M. E. Church. With a Brief Account of His Conversion and Ministerial Labors, from August 1834, till March 1847. Also, a Brief Sketch of the Life of the Rev. David Conyou, of the A. M. E. C. and His Ministerial Labors. To Which Is Annexed the Funeral Discourse Delivered at the Ohio Conference, in Zanesville, on the Decease of the Rev. D. F. Davis, by the Author.