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 Meanings and Examples of ROAR
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roar
 n.  bellow; rumble; make a loud noise
Classic Sentence: (171 in 12 pages)
1  From far down the street she could hear the rise and fall and roar of many voices.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
2  He burst into a roar of laughter and slapped the reins upon the horse's back.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  The back kick of the pistol made her reel, as the roar of the explosion filled her ears and the acrid smoke stung her nostrils.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  Now she would never have to stand on the lawn and see smoke billowing from the beloved house and hear the roar of flames as the roof fell in.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
5  And then the old gentleman let out a roar like a bull.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
6  But Scarlett flung it off, wishing fervently that she could roar as loudly as Gerald used to roar when in a temper.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
7  The music stopped as they entered and the crowd of people seemed to her confused mind to surge up to her like the roar of the sea and then ebb away, with lessening, ever-lessening sound.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
8  Night had now closed in, and the roar of traffic in Forty-second Street was dying out.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
9  An irritable clank and rattle beneath a prolonged roar.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
10  The roar of the city began to frighten her.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
11  The isolated subterraneousness of the cabin made a certain humming silence to reign there, though it was hooped round by all the roar of the elements.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 123. The Musket.
12  A tremendous roar had burst from the throats of the crowd, which by this time had packed the hall to the very doors.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 28
13  Uncas did as the other had directed, and when the voice of Hawkeye ceased, the roar of the cataract sounded like the rumbling of distant thunder.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6
14  During the occurrence of the deadly encounter just related, the roar of the falls was unbroken by any human sound whatever.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
15  It seemed as if, with the termination of the roar of artillery and the plunging of shot, nature had also seized the moment to assume her mildest and most captivating form.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  And I'm going to work to assure that that voice that is heard on their behalf is a roar and not a whisper.
2  Although it was filmed from a distance, the roar as it thrust upwards was clearly audible.
3  At such a silent night, the speed and roar of the engine thrill us at first.
4  The dulcet sounds of the birds at dawn were soon drowned out by the roar of traffic passing our motel.
5  Now the cheers and applause mingled in a single sustained roar.
6  Ten thousand people roar a loud sigh as you are.
7  The wounded animal roared out in pain.
8  The officer roared out a command and all the soldiers stood to attention.
9  The plane roared down the runway for takeoff.
10  All around the pyramids, salespeople were doing a roaring trade in souvenirs.
11  The stallholders were doing a roaring trade in burgers.
12  We could hear the lions roaring at the other end of the zoo.
13  The government's first effort to privatize a company has been a roaring success.
14  Even if the road is bumpy, the wheel must go forward; even if the river roaring waves, ships are sailing.
15  My missing for you is like a roaring river flowing day and night.