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  • He presented his idols diffidently, but he expanded in Carol’s bookishness, in Miss Sherwin’s voluminous praise, in Kennicott’s tolerance of any one who amused his wife.

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  • I had trouble sitting down at the table because Bertha had made me wear a fashionable gown, and my petticoat was voluminous.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • She looked at me on the pole and in a voluminous voice—powerful, masculine, and incredibly loud—she bellowed, "What’ch you doin’ up on that pole, man?"
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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