adverb see plangent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plangently — plangent ► ADJECTIVE chiefly literary ▪ (of a sound) loud and resonant, with a mournful tone. DERIVATIVES plangency noun plangently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin plangere to lament …   English terms dictionary

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  • plangently — plan·gent·ly …   English syllables

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  • plangent — adjective Etymology: Latin plangent , plangens, present participle of plangere to strike, lament more at plaint Date: 1858 1. having a loud reverberating sound < a plangent roar > 2. having an expressive and especially plaintive quality <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • plangent — plangency, n. plangently, adv. /plan jeuhnt/, adj. resounding loudly, esp. with a plaintive sound, as a bell. [1815 25; < L plangent (s. of plangens), prp. of plangere to beat, lament. See PLAIN2, ENT] * * * …   Universalium

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