rotundly


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ro·tund

 (rō-tŭnd′)
adj.
1. Rounded in figure; plump. See Synonyms at fat.
2. Round or spherical: "a rotund jar of limpid honey" (Aleksandar Hemon).

[Latin rotundus; see ret- in Indo-European roots.]

ro·tun′di·ty, ro·tund′ness n.
ro·tund′ly adv.
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Adv.1.rotundly - in a sonorous manner; "the congregation consisted chiefly of a few young folk, who snored sonorously"
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