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stentorian

\sten-TOR-ee-uhn\ , adjective:
1. Extremely loud.
2. Very loud or powerful in sound.

Example:
He broke the tradition of stentorian tenors, whose big voices and melodramatic high notes were needed to fill the concert halls.
 
Origin:
Stentorian comes from Stentor, a Greek herald in the Trojan War. According to Homer's Iliad, his voice was as loud as that of fifty men combined.
Tags: adjective, greek, s
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