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Daemon
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stentorian

(adjective) Extremely loud.

Synonyms: booming

Usage: He was woken by the stentorian voice of his teacher, demanding to know why he wasn't paying attention.
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The stentorian voice of Dr. Radha Krishnan reverberated in the hall as he lectured us on the Bhagwad Gita.
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They didn't need Stentor in Zuccotti Park:

BESIDES ITS sheer size, the Times Square protest captured the unique energy and dynamism that characterized Occupy at its height. This was a demonstration for which there was never a single printed flyer. It was an unpermitted action held in the heart of New York's tourism district.

Originally billed as a dance party, there was no stage, sound system or speakers' list. Instead, people held handmade signs, began speak-outs in different corners of Times Square, told each other their stories via the "people's microphone"--an innovation of Occupy where the crowd repeated speakers' unamplified words so that thousands could hear them.

Jen Roesch - Socialistworker.org 10/2/13

"To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting." -- Edmund Burke
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Stentorian: blaring - boisterous - deafening - loud - obstreperous - raucous - shrill - turbulent - vociferous - blaring
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my mother 9 sister have booming conversation when they get together
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The adjective stentorian describes a booming voice. If you're teaching a group of unruly kids, you'll need to practice a stentorian voice to be heard above the din.

The adjective stentorian comes from Greek mythology. Stentor was a herald in the Trojan War, mentioned in Homer's "Iliad." Homer wrote of brazen-voiced Stentor, whose cry was as loud as that of fifty men together. So anyone with a stentorian voice has a voice like the mythic Stentor. You can also use stentorian to describe a style of speaking that emphasizes boom and power.



http://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/stentorian
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As I entered the darkened room I was startled and uttered a most disagreeable stentorian of vocalization's, that disrupted the tranquility of those seated and within earshot.
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extremely loud : capable of powerful utterance or sound

<proclaimed the fact in stentorian tones — A. A. Berle>
<the steamer's stentorian foghorn — Nike Anderson>

Origin of STENTORIAN

2stentor + -ian


Synonyms:

blaring, blasting, booming, clamorous, clangorous, deafening, earsplitting, piercing, plangent, resounding, ringing, roaring, slam-bang, sonorous, loud, thundering, thunderous

Antonyms:

gentle, low, soft

Related Words:

brazen, dinning, discordant, noisy, obstreperous, raucous, rip-roaring, vociferous; grating, harsh, overloud, sharp, shrill, squealing, strident

Near Antonyms:

dead, quiet, silent, still, stilly, ultraquiet; calm, dreamy, peaceful, restful, serene, soothing, tranquil; hushed, muffled, muted, softened, toned (down)
Roops
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Thank you monamagda, the context you provide are always very useful.
Irma Crespo
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STENTORIAN.- Extremely loud. The crowd´s stentorian songs were unbearable.
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