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sonorous, adj. 1. (all of sound) resonant, loud, resounding, booming, thunderous, powerful, amplified; ringing, tolling, plangent, clangorous; echoing, reechoing, reverberating, reverberant, reberative, reflected; vibrant, vibrating, vibratory, vibrative; pulsating, tremulous; sustained, prolonged, drawn-out, held, long; rich, full, full-bodied, pear-shaped, rounded, round; deep, deep-toned, low, bass, basso, baritone, sepulchral.
2. grandiloquent, high-flown, bombastic, bombasti-cal; pompous, orotund, fustian, haughty, pretentious, ostentatious, flaunting, grandiose; magniloquent, Johnsonian, Ossianic, Ciceronian, sesquipedalian; high-sounding, lofty,
Inf highfalutin, Inf. high-hat; inflated, swollen, bloated; flatulent, turgid, plethoric; impressive, euphuistic, periphrastic; extravagant, ranting, declamatory.

soon, adv. 1. before long, shortly, within a short period; presently, anon, at an early date, betimes; erelong, in good time, in due time; Inf. any old day now, Inf. any minute, in the near future, before you know it.
2. promptly, quickly, directly, speedily, as soon as possible, A.S.A.P., at the first opportunity; forthwith, apace, by return mail
or post; without delay, expeditiously, straightway, punctually, with dispatch, at once, before one can say “Jack Robinson;” immediately, Fr. tout de suite, instantaneously, on the spot, lickity-split, in a wink, in no time, in less than no time, in nothing flat; in short order, on the double, SI. pronto, in two shakes of a lamb's tail, overnight, in the twinkling of an eye.
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lief, fain, freely, readily, willingly; graciously, with delight, happily, gladly.
4. sooner or later
eventually, finally, ultimately, in the end; at last, at the final whistle, at the showdown, when all is said and done; at some time, in the course of time, in time, in the long run; inevitably, inescapably, automatically, unequivocally, absolutely, as a foregone conclusion; indubitably, inescapably, like the approach of doom; fixedly, ineluctably, inevasibly, in-eludibly; for certain, Inf. for sure, surely, surely as death, surely as death and taxes.

soothe, v. 1. tranquilize, pacify, quiet, sober; placate, conciliate, calm, compose, still, hush; subdue, tame, settle; relieve, ease, heal, comfort, console, solace; relax, refresh, restore; cheer, hearten, gladden, reassure.
2. mitigate, moderate, temper, lessen, reduce; assuage,
Rare, lenify, salve, allay, alleviate, palliate; appease, Archaic, attemper, mollify, soften, dulcify; lull, smooth, put to rest, Brit., Australian, dill; quench, slake, blunt, take the edge off of; dull, deaden.

soothsayer, n. 1. forecaster, predictor, seer, augur; druid, sibyl, diviner, divinator; fortune teller, crystal-gazer, palmist; geomancer, hauruspice, haruspex; python, pythoness, prophet, prophetess; oracle, Gk. Myth. Pythia or the Delphian sibyl, Class. Myth. Cassandra, Gk. Myth, sphinx, Bible. Witch of Endor, Celtic and Arthurian Legend. Morgan le Fay, Gk. Myth. Tiresias.
2. astrologer, psychic, sorcerer, witch doctor; weather prophet, weather forecaster, weatherman, weathergirl, meteorologist.

sooty, adj. 1. (all with soot) blackened, smirched, besmirched, soiled, dirtied, sullied, stained, smudged; begrimed, besmeared, smeared; smutchy, grimy, dirty.
2. black, pitch-black, coal-black, jet, jetty; ebony, ebon, raven, sable; inky, pitchy; blackish, nigrescent, dusty, swarthy.

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