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From Latin sonōrus from sonor sound from sonāre to sound swen- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin sonorus from sonor sound.
It is a sonorous speech, pleasant to the ear.
In person he was tall and had a long beard; his voice was sonorous, and his eyes flashed fire.
Similarly, bell-metal is harder, more sonorous and more brittle than either of its components.
His clear voice was not so sonorous as his gigantic frame would suggest.
The modern Nubian tongue, clearly the descendant of the Nubian of the MSS., is very sonorous and expressive.
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