(Greek: Greek herald in the Trojan war [Greek mythology]; powerful voice [literally, "groaner, roarer"])
Stentor was said to have a voice "as loud as that of fifty other men together".2. A speaker with an unusually resonant or thundering voice.
Sometimes when having a class of unruly children, the teacher will need to use his or her stentorian enunciation in order to be heard above the uproar or clamor.
3. Etymology: from Ancient Greek Stentor who was the herald of the Greek forces in the Iliad, noted for his overwhelming voice and from Old English þunor, "thunder".
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Peter, deep in his sleep of innocence, was stentoriously breathing.
2. Resembling a voice that is high in volume or intensity.