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 for orotund
From 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]

From 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]

From 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
  
  

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