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  • noungrowl, howl
  • nounlaugh loudly
  • verbgrowl, howl

synonyms for roar

  • barrage
  • blast
  • boom
  • clamor
  • cry
  • drum
  • explosion
  • outcry
  • rumble
  • shout
  • thunder
  • uproar
  • bawl
  • bay
  • bellow
  • bluster
  • clash
  • crash
  • detonation
  • din
  • holler
  • reverberation
  • yell
See also synonyms for: roared / roaring
  • guffaw
  • hoot
  • scream
  • howl
  • belly laugh
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antonyms for roar

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  • quiet
  • silence
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      Brands have new opportunities to forge connectionsEven without the roar of a physical crowd, there’s no denying that sports have made a triumphant return.
      IN THE WAKE OF COVID, SPORTS FANS HAVE GONE SOCIALTWITTEROCTOBER 22, 2020DIGIDAY
      The permitting pause sent shocks through the oil industry, and Kern County responded with a full-throated roar.
      OIL COMPANIES ARE PROFITING FROM ILLEGAL SPILLS. AND CALIFORNIA LETS THEM.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUN, AND LYLLA YOUNES, PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
      A global conversation about diversity and inclusion is growing to a roar no one can ignore.
      WE WON’T HAVE A TRUE ECONOMIC RECOVERY UNTIL WE TACKLE THE RACIAL WEALTH GAPMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
      Without the roar of packed arenas or the sound of busy sports bars, however, social media will be the place where sports’ most passionate fans go to get an experience.
      AS LIVE SPORTS ROAR BACK ONTO SCREENS, BRANDS CAPTURE A SOCIAL-MEDIA LIFTTWITTERJULY 30, 2020DIGIDAY
      They also sing at a higher sound frequency in urban neighborhoods to help their songs stand out against a city’s roar.
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      All night long they expected to hear the roar of the pursuing guns, to find the sabers of the Dragoons flashing over their heads.
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      The poor dandy showed a pair of straight coat-tails instanter, and the whole table joined in a "tremenjous" roar.
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      And thou hast delivered me, according to the multitude of the mercy of thy name, from them that did roar, prepared to devour.
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      One day the hopes of all were aroused by a distant roar in the mountains, only to be dashed by finding it to be thunder.
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      A terrific roar followed, the canvas was instantly torn open, and the whole tent fell in dire confusion on the top of its inmates.
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      WORDS RELATED TO ROAR

      • allegation
      • arraignment
      • attribution
      • beef
      • blast
      • bum rap
      • censure
      • citation
      • complaint
      • denunciation
      • dido
      • exposé
      • gripe
      • impeachment
      • imputation
      • incrimination
      • indictment
      • insinuation
      • recrimination
      • roar
      • rumble
      • slur
      • squawk
      • stink
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