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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 ?
The howling of the wind grew louder, flecks of foam began to separate themselves from the crests of the waves, and the vessel pitched, rolled and tossed more violently.
into a stillness, a pause of all life, that had nothing to do with the more or less noise that at the moment we might be engaged in making and that I could hear through any deepened exhilaration or quickened recitation or louder strum of the piano.
The people woke up more and more, and sung louder and louder; and towards the end some begun to groan, and some begun to shout.
Tom groaned louder, and fancied that he began to feel pain in the toe.
We heard some more voices mumbling along towards us and getting louder, and sometimes a cackle of a laugh.
The louder she screamed, the harder he whipped; and where the blood ran fastest, there he whipped longest.
She might talk on; and if he wanted to say any thing himself, he would only talk louder, and drown her voice.
At the first finger his father laid on him, however, he shrieked again louder than before, and struggled as if he would go into convulsions.
They looked down at their programmes, in which the representative of Lucy figured under an assumed name; looked up again at the stage; penetrated the disguise; and vented their astonishment in another round of applause, louder and heartier even than the last.
Louder yet, Vengeance, with a little oath or so added, and yet it will hardly bring her.
I was struck with the utmost fear and astonishment, and ran to hide myself in the corn, whence I saw him at the top of the stile looking back into the next field on the right hand, and heard him call in a voice many degrees louder than a speaking-trumpet: but the noise was so high in the air, that at first I certainly thought it was thunder.
Then King Frost stooped down, and bent over the girl, and the crackling sound grew louder, and the air seemed to be full of knives and darts; and again he asked: