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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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Having shouted Elle Lellouche's colt from the top of the Eiffel Tower for weeks before the Arc, which he won pulling the proverbial Eurostar train, I've no hesitation in reaching for the loud-hailer yet again in recommending the French flier for the Race of the Decade at Ascot.
Everything I grow seems to come with its own loud-hailer calling in the insects for miles around and telling them it's time for lunch and new research has found that, far from being a deterrent, slugs like to drink themselves senseless on the saucers of beer we like to leave out to kill them and will even come back for more after they've sobered up.
A nearby hospital was said to have struggled to cope with the casualties and jihadis were said to be using loud-hailers to order residents to donate blood to help the wounded.
While residents will go to the barricades to prevent yet another Tesco invading their slowly-gentrifying patch, they'll drop their loud-hailers, banners and online petitions before you can say "Heston's Marvellous Mince" if Britain's most middle class grocery emporium is on its way.
Why could the WRU not post students with loud-hailers near the Angel Hotel, Model Inn and Railway Station and on St Mary Street to announce the availability of spare match tickets and where to obtain them?
These hordes should be massing outside known benefit cheats' subsidised homes or addressing with loud-hailers those single mothers who claim to be living alone when they are shacking-up with passing fancies - bed and bawd indeed.
There was a huge throng of disorganised and worried passengers and a handful of transport police and station staff were trying to establish order with a couple of loud-hailers.
Fifty cops with loud-hailers swept the streets of a housing estate to warn parents to check on their kids after the first victims were found.
Perhaps the UKIP deputy chair for Wales would prefer AMs to pay for their own loud-hailers to communicate with constituents.
And when they confronted police in Frankfurt, officers ignored flying bottles and urged supporters through loud-hailers to "enjoy the party".