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roaring

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of roaring

  1. 1 marked by a high volume of sound <a roaring party that annoyed the neighbors mightily> Synonyms blaring, blasting, booming, clamorous, clangorous, deafening, earsplitting, piercing, plangent, resounding, ringing, loud, slam-bang, sonorous, stentorian, thundering, thunderousRelated Words brazen, dinning, discordant, noisy, obstreperous, raucous, rip-roaring, vociferous; grating, harsh, overloud, sharp, shrill, squealing, stridentNear Antonyms dead, quiet, silent, still, stilly, ultraquiet; calm, dreamy, peaceful, restful, serene, soothing, tranquil; hushed, muffled, muted, softened, toned (down)Antonyms gentle, low, soft

  2. 2 marked by vigorous growth and well-being especially economically <the roaring mining town attracted job seekers eager to share in the boom> Synonyms booming, boomy, flourishing, golden, halcyon, healthy, lush, palmy, prospering, prosperous, successful, thrivingRelated Words affluent, moneyed (also monied), opulent, rich, substantial, wealthy, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do; comfortableNear Antonyms declining, dying, failing, floundering, languishing, struggling; bankrupt, bankrupted, insolventAntonyms depressed, unprosperous, unsuccessful




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