One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he read aloud with a sonorous and musical voice’
resonant, rich, full, round, ringing, booming, vibrant, deep, clear, mellow, mellifluous, melodious, full-toned, orotund, full-bodied, fruity, strong, resounding, reverberating, reverberant, vibrating, pulsating
2‘he relished the sonorous words of condemnation’
impressive, imposing, majestic, extravagant, grandiloquent, magniloquent, high-flown, high-sounding, lofty, rotund, orotund, bombastic, grandiose, pompous, pretentious, overblown, overripe, oratorical, rhetorical, turgid, flowery, florid, declamatory, Ciceronian
rare tumid, epideictic, fustian, euphuistic, aureate, Demosthenic, Demosthenean
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