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roar in Colours & sounds topic

roarroar2 ●○○ noun [countable]  1 CSOUNDa deep, loud noise made by an animal such as a lion, or by someone’s voicegrowl the roar of the crowd He let out a roar of laughter.2 LOUD/NOISYa continuous loud noise, especially made by a machine or a strong wind the roar of the trafficsee thesaurus at sound
Examples from the Corpus
roarNadia let out a roar of laughter.The boat's motor made quite a roar.A roar of falling water as a door opened and closed indicated that some one had just emerged from the lavatory.Now the rattle and roar of the tube faded abruptly as it surfaced into bright sunlight.Wave after wave of starlings take off at short 2-3 minute intervals, with a great roar of whirring wings.With a great roar, the whole building was engulfed in flames.I shall never forget his roar of anguish on hearing the terrible news.Every four years, presidential hopefuls have learned, the New Hampshire mouse roars like lion.Inside, the gale was no more than a distant, muffled roar.We threw ourselves to the ground as the roar of an explosion thundered over us.I love to hear the roar of the crowd at a Blue Jays baseball game.She heard the roar of a motorbike behind her.For ten minutes now, the roar of the engines had been overlaid by a scraping, spluttering sound.Then the roar and vibration of the incoming train.The San Francisco quake was mild compared to the roar of divine judgment soon to come.There were roars of laughter coming from the living room.roar of laughterAs I rose to answer there was a roar of laughter from the Labour benches.On seeing him in the nude, the girls' screams of fear turn into roars of laughter.In the roar of laughter it provoked, he felt himself falling swiftly towards the ground.The roar of laughter that burst out was something he never forgot.