Definition: distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
Definition: distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
Sentences Containing 'pronounced'
It had more than once happened, that the Judge in the black cap pronounced his own doom as certainly as the prisoner's, and even died before him.
Mrs. Hurst and her sister allowed it to be so but still they admired her and liked her, and pronounced her to be a sweet girl, and one whom they would not object to know more of.
Her manners were pronounced to be very bad indeed, a mixture of pride and impertinence; she had no conversation, no style, no beauty.
As she pronounced these words, Mr. Darcy changed color; but the emotion was short, and he listened without attempting to interrupt her while she continued:``I have every reason in the world to think ill of you.
But the person who advanced was now near enough to see her, and stepping forward with eagerness, pronounced her name.
At length the chaise arrived, the trunks were fastened on, the parcels placed within, and it was pronounced to be ready.
The observations of her uncle and aunt now began; and each of them pronounced him to be infinitely superior to anything they had expected.
The Bennets were speedily pronounced to be the luckiest family in the world, though only a few weeks before, when Lydia had first run away, they had been generally proved to be marked out for misfortune.
And he has also introduced two pyramids, giving straight lines in among the trees, the most pronounced of which leads the eye straight on to the principal head.
Nutting had a famous foxhound named Burgoyne he pronounced it Bugine which my informant used to borrow.
He who gives himself entirely to his fellow men appears to them useless and selfish; but he who gives himself partially to them is pronounced a benefactor and philanthropist.
Faint, sickening sensations crept along all the fibers of my body, and I seemed to know how a person feels who hears his death sentence pronounced from the bench.
On the right hand side of the river is Turnbull's Island, and on it is a large plantation which formerly was pronounced one of the most fertile in the State.
and as the old man slowly pronounced those words, an air of profound resignation spread itself over his careworn countenance.
Although Sinbad pronounced these words with much calmness, his eyes gave forth gleams of extraordinary ferocity.
A moment afterwards he thought he heard his own name pronounced distinctly.
This word was pronounced in a manner impossible to describe.
As he pronounced the two last names, the count glanced at Maximilian Morrel.
pronounced the famous,``I have been almost obliged to wait.''
Villefort pronounced these words with an accent which would have made the count shudder had he heard him.
Morrel pronounced these words with perfect calmness; Valentine looked at him a moment with her large, scrutinizing eyes, endeavoring not to let Morrel discover the grief which struggled in her heart.
Valentine pronounced these last few words in such a low tone, that nothing but Morrel's intense interest in what she was saying could have enabled him to hear them.
``These words had been pronounced with such enthusiasm and evident truth, that every eye was fixed on the count's forehead, and he himself passed his hand across it, as if he felt Ali's blood still lingering there.
She heard the count's sentence pronounced without betraying an expression of joy or pity; then drawing her veil over her face she bowed majestically to the councillors, and left with that dignified step which Virgil attributes to his goddesses.''
Monte Cristo had pronounced the name of Fernand with such an expression of hatred that Mercedes felt a thrill of horror run through every vein.
Well yes, you are right; that name has still its charms, and this is the first time for a long period that I have pronounced it so distinctly.
Eugenie pronounced these words with so firm a tone that the color mounted to Valentine's cheeks.
Villefort pronounced these last words with a feverish rage, which gave a ferocious eloquence to his words.
-LRB- -RRB-``Do not let us jest,''gravely replied Bertuccio,``and dare not to utter that name again as you have pronounced it.''
Benedetto was thus forever condemned in public opinion before the sentence of the law could be pronounced.
The name was pronounced in such a tone of anguish that the servants ran up.
The name he pronounced, in a voice of tenderness, amounting almost to love, was that of Haidee.
The infallible decrees of the church had pronounced the Latin translation of the Bible, commonly called the Latin Vulgate, to have been equally dictated by divine inspiration, and therefore of equal authority with the Greek and Hebrew originals.
At long intervals of time, out of millions of individuals reared in the same country and fed on nearly the same food, deviations of structure so strongly pronounced as to deserve to be called monstrosities arise; but monstrosities cannot be separated by any distinct line from slighter variations.
But with respect to Nageli's doctrine of an innate tendency towards perfection or progressive development, can it be said in the case of these strongly pronounced variations, that the plants have been caught in the act of progressing towards a higher state of development?
When geologists look at large and complicated phenomena, and then at the figures representing several million years, the two produce a totally different effect on the mind, and the figures are at once pronounced too small.
But at last he untied him, and gave him leave to go look for his judge in order to put the sentence pronounced into execution.
But in one way only will I punish this ignorant town, and that is by not raining upon it, nor on any part of its district or territory, for three whole years, to be reckoned from the day and moment when this threat is pronounced.
It is the same case with all those pretended syllogistical reasonings, which may be found in every other branch of learning, except the sciences of quantity and number; and these may safely, I think, be pronounced the only proper objects of knowledge and demonstration.
Pretty soon he begun to speak, and I see straight off he pronounced LIKE an Englishman--not the king's way, though the king's WAS pretty good for an imitation.
I examined the will with the deepest attention, pronounced it perfectly formal in all respects, made a pencil-mark or so in the margin, and thought it rather extraordinary that I knew so much.
(He pronounced it so as to rhyme with 'mayor.') 'I love my love with an H,' Alice couldn't help beginning, 'because he is Happy.
It contained a warrant for conducting me and my retinue to _Traldragdubh_, or _Trildrogdrib_ (for it is pronounced both ways as near as I can remember), by a party of ten horse.
Then the bay tried me with a second word, much harder to be pronounced; but reducing it to the English orthography, may be spelt thus, _Houyhnhnm_.
This word I pronounced two or three times; for although I had refused them at first, yet, upon second thoughts, I considered that I could contrive to make of them a kind of bread, which might be sufficient, with milk, to keep me alive, till I could make my escape to some other country, and to creatures of my own species.
In speaking, they pronounced through the nose and throat, and their language approaches nearest to the High-Dutch, or German, of any I know in Europe; but is much more graceful and significant.
This relieved me; and once more, and finally as it seemed to me, I pronounced him in my heart, a humbug.
Cuvier pronounced these fragments to have belonged to some utterly unknown Leviathanic species.
So Owen rechristened the monster Zeuglodon; and in his paper read before the London Geological Society, pronounced it, in substance, one of the most extraordinary creatures which the mutations of the globe have blotted out of existence.
He who gives himself entirely to his fellow men appears to them useless and selfish; but he who gives himself partially to them in pronounced a benefactor and philanthropist.
More Vocab Words::: whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
::: inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
::: ovation - enthusiastic applause
::: pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
::: partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
::: pendulous - hanging; suspended
::: chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
::: lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
::: imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
::: indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired