来自 Stentor,传说中特洛伊战争中的传令官，其声音比得上 50 个人一起大吼，来自希腊语 stenein,吼叫，大吼，来自 PIE*sten,吼叫声，雷声，词源同 thunder,astonish.引申词义洪亮的， 大声的。
- stentorian:  Stentor was a Greek warrior in the Trojan war, whose abnormally loud voice earned him the job of herald (his name was derived from the Greek verb sténein ‘groan, moan’). Stentorian, based on late Latin stentoreus or Greek stentóreios, commemorates his carrying tones.
- stentorian (adj.)
- "of powerful voice," c. 1600, from Stentor, legendary Greek herald in the Trojan War, whose voice (described in the "Iliad") was as loud as 50 men. His name is from Greek stenein "groan, moan," from PIE imitative root *(s)ten-, source of Old English þunor "thunder."
- 1. He bellowed in a stentorian voice.
- 2. Stentorian snores came from the shadows - Chen Yueh - ngo's elder brother, a stevedore.
- 3. Now all joined in solemn stentorian accord.
- 4. Speak softly; you don't need a stentorian voice to be heard in this small room.
- 说话轻柔点; 在这小房间里你不需要这么大声被人听见.
- 5. The stentorian tones of auctioneer, calling out to clear , now announced that the sale to commence.
- 拍卖人用洪亮的声音招呼大家闪开一点, 然后宣布拍卖即将开始.
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