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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 ?
There is a tradition, only worth alluding to as lending a tinge of superstitious awe to a scene perhaps gloomy enough without it, that a voice spoke loudly among the guests, the tones of which were like those of old Matthew Maule, the executed wizard,--"God hath given him blood to drink
She did not repent what she had done; she still thought herself a better judge of such a point of female right and refinement than he could be; but yet she had a sort of habitual respect for his judgment in general, which made her dislike having it so loudly against her; and to have him sitting just opposite to her in angry state, was very disagreeable.
Here Miss Garth seized her opportunity, and addressed the stage loudly from the pit.
So close was her hold upon his arm, that he feared to detach himself lest he should hurt her; therefore he called out loudly for assistance without moving.
It swung so softly in the outset that it scarcely made a sound; but soon it rang out loudly, and so did every bell in the house.
Dick, who had been rattling his money all this time, was rattling it so loudly now, that my aunt felt it necessary to check him with a look, before saying:
As I passed him, his teeth loudly chattered in his head, and with every mark of extreme humiliation, he prostrated himself in the dust.
He knocked loudly, rather enjoying the idea that the old fellow would be frightened at the sudden noise.
Then my mother fell down and died, and I cried very much, for I loved her, and it was dreadful to see her cold and stiff, with not a word to say however loudly I called to her.
The man to win her is he who calls loudly for his drink, without a "Please" or a "Thank you," throws his hat at the back of his head, gulps down half his glass, and, while drawing breath for the other half, takes a hard, indifferent look at her, and in an off-hand voice throws her some fatuous, mirthless jest.
If they brought the child anywhere near the fire, it screamed loudly till they put it back into some cool place.
Tis Fair week, and my beef and mutton should fetch a fair penny," and he laughed loudly at his jest.