sonorously

All Adverb
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  • Her words came to him sonorously as through a great open space. Cited from Three John Silence Stories, by Algernon Blackwood
  • I was about to make some further inquiry when a bell above us began to sound forth sonorously. Cited from Olympian Nights, by John Kendrick Bangs
  • "Death!" he read, sonorously, and laid it down to pick up another. Cited from The Desert of Wheat, by Zane Grey
  • We all stood up, and the duke sonorously gave the royal toast. Cited from The Diary and Letters of Madam D'Arblay Volume 2
  • Seeing him look pleased, she spoke them out sonorously. Cited from Sandra Belloni by George Meredith, v7
  • Never did Lieutenant Hunt give his orders more sonorously -- he could be heard for blocks away. Cited from The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox Jr
  • There was a death-like silence on board of both vessels, and his voice pierced sonorously through the night wind. Cited from Percival Keene, by Frederick Marryat
  • Her voice sounded less sonorously in the offices where she gave an order; her energetic nature seemed subdued. Cited from Serge Panine, by Georges Ohnet, v1
  • It is one thing to hear these words sonorously read in church, or to run one's eye over them in a perfunctory manner. Cited from Wych Hazel, by Susan and Anna Warner
  • Every word he said rang out slowly, sonorously. Cited from In and Out of Three Normady Inns, Anna Bowman Dodd
  • We were near the end of the lane when the neigh of a horse sounded sonorously from the road beyond. Cited from The Guest of Quesnay, by Booth Tarkington
  • The minister took out his handkerchief and blew his nose sonorously. Cited from Youth and the Bright Medusa, by Willa Cather
  • Haraden stood with watch in hand and sonorously counted off the minutes. Cited from The Old Merchant Marine, by Ralph D. Paine
  • She rolled out the titles sonorously, determined that if she was docked of dignity in one way she would have it in another. Cited from The Adventures of Akbar, by Flora Annie Steel
  • This fact did not require proof by ocular demonstration; his nose announced it sonorously over the whole building. Cited from The Lighthouse, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The student is required, when speaking, to look his teacher in the face, and to utter his words not only distinctly, but sonorously. Cited from Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, by Lafcadio Hearn
  • But home he found himself, his brain having all the way seemed to ring sonorously as a gong in the intensity of its stir. Cited from The Woodlanders, by Thomas Hardy
  • They saw the young man who held open the door, bow low, then the stately lady so sonorously announced come slowly up the hall and stand silently before them. Cited from The Strong Arm, by Robert Barr
  • What distinction is there between a man and a beast, except that a man can speak articulately and a beast sonorously? Cited from Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love, by Emanuel Swedenborg
  • And he burst forth sonorously in profanity, waving his hands and swaying his body. Cited from The Grey Cloak, by Harold MacGrath
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Meaning of sonorously

  • adverb In a sonorous manner
    the congregation consisted chiefly of a few young folk, who snored sonorously