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roar

roar

 
pronunciation:
ror
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: roared, roaring, roars
definition 1: to make a deep, loud cry or shout, as in anger, pain, or excitement.
The angry crowd roared at the referee.
synonyms:
bellow, growl, yowl
similar words:
bawl, boom, cry, explode, holler, howl, shout, yell
definition 2: to laugh loudly.
We roared at our cousin's silly jokes.
synonyms:
howl
similar words:
laugh, scream
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a loud, deep cry or shout.
The roar of the lion scared the little child.
synonyms:
growl
similar words:
grumble
definition 2: a loud, steady noise made by things such as flames, surf, or machines.
The roar of the machines could be heard outside the building.
synonyms:
blare, growl, roll, rumble, thunder
similar words:
din, grumble
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