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orotund

Synonyms of orotund in English:

adjective

  • 1 Halliwell's orotund voice
    deep, sonorous, strong, powerful, full, full-toned, rich, fruity, clear, round, resonant, ringing, reverberating, loud, booming, imposing
  • 2 the orotund rhetoric of his prose
    pompous, pretentious, affected, mannered, fulsome, grandiose, ornate, over-elaborate, overblown, flowery, florid, flamboyant, inflated, high-flown, high-sounding, magniloquent, grandiloquent, declamatory, rhetorical, oratorical, theatrical, actorly, rotund, bombastic, overwrought, overdone, overripe, convoluted, turgid
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