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orotund

o·ro·tund

orotund

 
pronunciation:
o r tuhnd
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a full, rich sound, as in voice or speech.
The orator saved his most orotund effects for the dramatic climax of his speech.
synonyms:
resonant, rich, rotund, round, sonorous
similar words:
big, booming, consonant, mellifluous, powerful, reverberating
definition 2: pretentiously grand or eloquent.
orotund, theatrical speeches
synonyms:
bombastic, grandiloquent, magniloquent, rhetorical
similar words:
fustian, grandiose, high-flown, ornate, pompous, showy, superlative, tumid
derivation: orotundity (n.)