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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of roar.


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  • In parts of eastern Kentucky, the pictures coming out of Hungary of the red sludge that roared from a factory's reservoir, downstream into the Danube River, are all too reminiscent of what happened a decade ago this week.

    Inez Coal Slurry Spill: Toxic Sludge From Massey Facility Still Pollutes Kentucky Town A Decade After Disaster

  • But as Robin roared away in her truck, I faced the truth:

    Excerpt: The Murder Book by Jonathan Kellerman

  • The Heat again roared back with seven straight points and closed within 78-77 when Bruce Bowen nailed a 26-footer with 3: 37 left.

    National Basketball Association - Heat vs. Bulls

  • The name roared in his ears, drowning out the band.


  • The griffin roared again, with even more crackling as of concealed fireworks.

    The Golden Apple Tree

  • As the chain roared and surged through the hawse-pipe he noticed a number of native women, lusciously large as only those of Polynesia are, in flowing ahu's, flower-crowned, stream out on the deck of the schooner on the beach.

    The Devils of Fuatino

  • When I knocked the shackle-bolt loose, the chain roared out through the hawse-hole and into the sea.

    Chapter 39

  • Then the cannon roared from the walls of Castle Zollern; and Count Wolf and his mother were delighted to think that they would get the fine flask of wine, the property, the pond, besides the jewels; and above all were they pleased with the echoing sound of the cannon.

    Hauff's Fairy Tales, Translated and Adapted

  • I knew her, of course, to be a past-mistress of the art of compliment, and it was no new thing for me to hear the name roared out above a battle din, but it was given there under circumstances which were peculiar, and for the life of me I could not help being tickled by the flattery.

    The Lost Continent

  • It was impossible now to distinguish whose screams were loudest, those of Mr. Lovel, or of the terrified Lady Louisa, who I believe, thought her own turn was approaching: but the unrelenting Captain roared with joy.

    Evelina: or, The History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World


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