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Blaring   /blˈɛrɪŋ/   Listen
Blaring

noun
1.
A loud harsh or strident noise.  Synonyms: blare, cacophony, clamor, din.






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"Blaring" Quotes from Famous Books



... scattering the crowd, their revolvers sputtering. Some altercation arose opposite and a voice called loudly for the guard, but the trouble soon ceased with the clump of hoofs, dying away in the distance, the regimental band noisily blaring out a waltz. Hamlin, immersed in his own thoughts, scarcely observed the turmoil, but leaned, arms on railing, gazing out into the darkness. Something mysterious from out the past had gripped him; he was wondering how he should greet her when she came; speculating on her purpose in sending ...
— Molly McDonald - A Tale of the Old Frontier • Randall Parrish

... Danish camp. The host was like a forest of mighty trees tossing and swaying before the approach of a storm. Lines of moving shot lightning flashes through the dusk of the shady grove; while the hundreds of jubilant voices blended into rumbling thunder. Through the tumult, the blaring horns thrilled ...
— The Ward of King Canute • Ottilie A. Liljencrantz

... Don't make your blaring row here! A feller wi' a headache enough to split his skull likes a ...
— Under the Greenwood Tree • Thomas Hardy

... drums, clashing cymbals, blaring trumpets and pealing organ, the tremendous vault seemed hardly capacious enough for the deafening combination of sound. As a relief came the funeral march of Chopin, the more subdued strains seeming almost inaudible after the tumult of the ...
— East of Paris - Sketches in the Gatinais, Bourbonnais, and Champagne • Matilda Betham-Edwards

... power or so had veered from the exact following of these commendable axioms—had high-handedly behaved according to their royal will and tastes. But what would you? With a nation making proper obeisance before one from infancy; with trumpets blaring forth joyous strains upon one's mere appearance on any scene; with the proudest necks bowed and the most superb curtseys swept on one's mere passing by, with all the splendour of the Opera on gala night rising to its feet ...
— The Head of the House of Coombe • Frances Hodgson Burnett



Words linked to "Blaring" :   noise, loud



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