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loud

(Deafening), adjective blaring, blustering, boisterous, booming, brawling, clattery, crashing, ear-piercing, ear-splitting, emphatic, fulminating, grinding, intense, jarring, noisy, obstreperous, penetrating, piercing, powerful, pulsating, pulsing, rebounding, reechoing, repercussive, resonant, roaring, roiling, rollicking, shouting, shrill, sounding, throbbing, thundering, thunderous, vociferous

loud

(Ostentatious), adjective blinding, brash, extravagant, flagrant, flaring, flashy, flaunting, garish, gaudy, glaring, intrusive, jazzy, loudmouthed, lurid, meretricious, obtrusive, offensive, ornate, outlandish, outstanding, pronounced, rude, showy, snazzy, spectacular, splashy, striking, tasteless, tawdry, vulgar
See also: blatant, disorderly, flagrant, obtrusive, powerful, resounding, tawdry
References in classic literature ?
King talking very loud, and Grace and Ellen turned away their faces when they passed me, so I shouldn't see how red and swollen their eyes were.
Though the gray head has a loud voice, and a long arm, Le Renard will not hear him, nor feel him, in the woods.
He tried the door, which yielded to his hand, and was flung wide open by a sudden gust of wind that passed, as with a loud sigh, from the outermost portal through all the passages and apartments of the new house.
His hospitable attentions were brief, but expressive, being confined to a shake of the hand, a slap on the shoulder, a loud laugh, and a pressing invitation to "fall to, and help themselves.
On the other side the yard windows were thrown up, and people were shouting all sorts of things; but I kept my eye fixed on the stable door, where the smoke poured out thicker than ever, and I could see flashes of red light; presently I heard above all the stir and din a loud, clear voice, which I knew was master's:
Yes, and the very colors in them loud countrified Sunday clothes--plaid breeches, green and black--"
Sir John was loud in his admiration at the end of every song, and as loud in his conversation with the others while every song lasted.
And therefore, when he was again about to move, I screamed as loud as fear could make me: whereupon the huge creature trod short, and, looking round about under him for some time, at last espied me as I lay on the ground.
To his attentive audience he drew a loud and elaborate plan of a very brilliant campaign.
Let the songs be loud and cheerful, and not chirpings or pulings.
Then he laid himself down on his bed, and in a little while began to snore very loud as if he was fast asleep.
There was a great deal more clapping when she finished, and when this was over, as an encore, she gave a piece which imitated the sea; there were little trills to represent the lapping waves and thundering chords, with the loud pedal down, to suggest a storm.