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roaring

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Adjective roaring has 2 senses
  1. booming, flourishing, palmy, prospering, prosperous, roaring, thriving - very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"
    Antonym: unsuccessful (indirect, via successful)
  2. deafening, earsplitting, roaring, thunderous, thundery - loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss
    Antonym: soft (indirect, via loud)
Adverbial roaring has 1 sense
  1. roaring - extremely; "roaring drunk"
Noun roaring has 2 senses
  1. boom, roar, roaring, thunder - a deep prolonged loud noise
    --1 is a kind of noise
    Derived form: verb roar1
  2. bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
    --2 is a kind of cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation
    Derived forms: verb roar5, verb roar2, verb roar3
Verb roar has 6 senses
  1. roar, howl - make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles; "The wind was howling in the trees"; "The water roared down the chute"
    --1 is one way to make noise, resound, noise
    Derived forms: noun roar1, noun roaring1
    Sample sentences:
    Cars roar in the streets
    The streets roar with cars
  2. thunder, roar - utter words loudly and forcefully; "`Get out of here,' he roared"
    --2 is one way to shout
    Derived forms: noun roar2, noun roarer1, noun roaring2
    Sample sentences:
    Sam and Sue roar
    They roar that there was a traffic accident
  3. howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl - emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"
    --3 is one way to shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall
    Derived forms: noun roar2, noun roaring2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  4. roar - act or proceed in a riotous, turbulent, or disorderly way; "desperadoes from the hills regularly roared in to take over the town"-R.A.Billington
    --4 is one way to
    proceed, go forward, continue
    Sample sentence:
    They roar up the hill
  5. bellow, roar - make a loud noise, as of animal; "The bull bellowed"
    --5 is one way to utter, emit, let out, let loose
    Derived forms: noun roar3, noun roarer1, noun roaring2
    Sample sentence:
    The animals roar
  6. roar, howl - laugh unrestrainedly and heartily
    --6 is one way to laugh, express joy, express mirth
    Derived form: noun roar2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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