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resonate
used in War and Peace

4 uses
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Definition
of a sound:  deep and rich

or:  to evoke a sympathetic or reinforcing response by bringing feelings or memories to mind

or more generally:  when something has reinforcing effects
  • "Now, Sonya!" she said, going to the very middle of the room, where she considered the resonance was best.
    Book Four — 1806 (93% in)
  • The handsome young Emperor Alexander, in the uniform of the Horse Guards, wearing a cocked hat with its peaks front and back, with his pleasant face and resonant though not loud voice, attracted everyone's attention.
    Book Three — 1805 (48% in)
  • Having finished her morning tea she went to the ballroom, which she particularly liked for its loud resonance, and began singing her solfeggio.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (84% in)
  • Standing as usual in the middle of the hall and choosing the place where the resonance was best, Natasha began to sing her mother's favorite song.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (75% in)

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