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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. ostentatiously lofty in style;
- Example: "a man given to large talk"
- Example: "tumid political prose"
[syn: bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgid]

2. (of sounds) full and rich;
- Example: "orotund tones"
- Example: "the rotund and reverberating phrase"
- Example: "pear-shaped vowels"
[syn: orotund, rotund, round, pear-shaped]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Orotund \O"ro*tund`\, a. [L. os, oris, the mouth + rotundus round, smooth.] Characterized by fullness, clearness, strength, and smoothness; ringing and musical; -- said of the voice or manner of utterance. -- n. The orotund voice or utterance --Rush. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

orotund adj 1: ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose" [syn: bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgid] 2: (of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels" [syn: orotund, rotund, round, pear-shaped]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

48 Moby Thesaurus words for "orotund": Gongoresque, Johnsonian, affected, bedizened, big-sounding, convoluted, declamatory, elevated, euphuistic, flamboyant, flaming, flashy, flaunting, fulsome, garish, gaudy, grandiloquent, grandiose, grandisonant, high-flowing, high-flown, high-flying, high-sounding, highfalutin, inkhorn, labyrinthine, lexiphanic, lofty, lurid, magniloquent, meretricious, ostentatious, overdone, overelaborate, overinvolved, overwrought, pedantic, pompous, pretentious, rhetorical, sensational, sensationalistic, sententious, showy, sonorous, stilted, tall, tortuous