Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


She heard him speaking in a voice not louder than a whisper, rapid, distinct.

It was no louder than a whisper from without—the creak of a board.

A hinge creaked, but it was no louder than the rustle of silk against silk.

At last it came again, louder than before, but equally confused.

Louder yet, Vengeance, with a little oath or so added, and yet it will hardly bring her.

Louder, Vengeance, much louder, and still she will scarcely hear thee.

There was a sound in the bushes above me—a louder sound and a rush.

Louder sounded the footsteps, plainer the voices of the redcoats.

I called—louder—and louder yet; but there was no response, and I knew I was alone.

The close was lost in a louder peal of thunder than had yet burst.