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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
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If you happened to see a man shouting poetry into a loud-hailer as North Sea breakers swept over enormous wooden letters positioned at the tideline, you encountered Keith Armstrong and Rolf Wojciechowski.
Because Loud-Hailer uses Bluetooth to enable communications, it draws less power than surfing the Internet or making calls so a phone's battery will last longer.
The minority Labour Assembly Government is conducting negotiations by loud-hailer rather than working in partnership.
House-to-house inquiries were subsequently carried out in the area and loud-hailer pleas for information were sounded from a police car touring the town.
Mr Haw, who has been camped on Parliament Square in central London since June 2001, can only use the loud-hailer between 11.
And officers drove around with a loud-hailer warning residents to stay indoors and listen to the radio for more information.
ALEX FERGUSON once toured the streets of Paisley with a loud-hailer demanding locals turn out to watch St Mirren.
There was somebody coordinating them with a loud-hailer and even the police were joining in the fun.
A leading Labour councillor has publicly apologised for advising Saltney voters over a loud-hailer to vote for the 'local' Labour candidate rather than the 'German from Broughton'.
At this point, and with the intention of giving up the ghost, I was met by a steward with a loud-hailer advising me and hundreds of others to use Needless Alley to avoid congestion.
was played over a loud-hailer on Starling's bridge whenever she left harbor.