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Claim victory over the roughly 6-inch-tall Oliver String by removing the center ring.

When they offered the opportunity to help, I knew I had to throw my hat in the ring.

So for the immediate future, it seems that no matter what happens, we don’t have to worry about the supply of burgers, fries, onion rings, chicken wings, and the like running out.

The ring, which measures 80 feet in diameter, was based on medieval manuscript drawings and constructed out of seven tons of Delaware River rock.

Harrison FaceTimes the show’s signature jeweler so he can have a ring ready as soon as possible.

A ban on the ringing of church bells, lifted in 1941, was reimposed.

When the ship hit the rocks, the sound of bells ringing and alarms sounding echoed in the theater.

I walked home alone, in the dark, all the unseen voices of that evening still ringing in my ears.

Democrats faired marginally better in the study, ringing in at 31 percent.

Their latest item may not reach that level of excitement or controversy—but the phone has indeed been ringing.

All the time there was a tremendous beating of drums and blowing of horns and ringing of bells.

She rose impatiently and bathed her eyes before ringing for the maid to lace her for dinner—it was long past tea-time.

The Stradiuarius—of similar quality, greatly increased in body and of a more ringing bell-like character.

The woods were ringing with their music, and the sound of the chase swung to and fro, from ridge to ridge.

There was the whistle of a railway train somewhere in the distance, and the midnight bells were ringing.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ringing, such as: booming, earsplitting, echoing, loud, resounding, and roaring.

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