There was a deafening roar that echoed throughout the cavern.
Another deafening clap of thunder brought her hands instinctively to her ears.
Another brilliant bolt of lightning ended in a deafening clap of thunder.
The guns of that battery were being fired continually one after another with a deafening roar, enveloping the whole neighborhood in powder smoke.
Faster and faster, vying with one another, they moved at the double or at a trot, vanishing amid the clouds of dust they raised and making the air ring with a deafening roar of mingling shouts.
The interior of the church was packed with bodies writhing to the deafening, throbbing music.
In the corporal's changed face, in the sound of his voice, in the stirring and deafening noise of the drums, he recognized that mysterious, callous force which compelled people against their will to kill their fellow men--that force the effect of which he had witnessed during the executions.
Just when Pierre snatched at and struck up the pistol Makar Alexeevich at last got his fingers on the trigger, there was a deafening report, and all were enveloped in a cloud of smoke.
Liz plopped a straw hat with a red, white, and blue band on Dean's head just as three jets in close formation screamed overhead, buzzing the town in a deafening roar.
As he approached, a ringing shot issued from it deafening him and his suite, and in the smoke that suddenly surrounded the gun they could see the gunners who had seized it straining to roll it quickly back to its former position.
This is done about midsummer, when by the aid of torches and long poles many thousands of the young birds are slaughtered, while their parents in alarm and rage hover over the destroyers' heads, uttering harsh and deafening cries.
The gun rang out with a deafening metallic roar, and a whistling grenade flew above the heads of our troops below the hill and fell far short of the enemy, a little smoke showing the spot where it burst.
At the same instant he was dazzled by a great flash of flame, and immediately a deafening roar, crackling, and whistling made his ears tingle.
The noise from the surface was now quite deafening.
deafening guitar noise is lovely.
deafening from close quarters!
A banner rolls down an office block and the cheering reaches a deafening crescendo.
Despite the almost deafening roar of chickens coming home to roost in the numbers, Gordon Brown did not say sorry.
Suddenly, just in front of me, the air was split by two deafening explosions in rapid succession.
Over a deafening hubbub of voices you're managing to listen to the interesting words of the person you're chatting to.
One example which especially maddens me; the slogan of Michael Howard - prison works (deafening applause ).
marauding down both flanks and were now backed by a deafening Shoreham Kop.
In short, they will burst into flame almost instantaneously, exposing the reindeer behind them and creating deafening sonic booms in their wake.
Then screeching from the giant speakers, comes a deafening guitar chord.
As the car impacted there was a deafening screech of metal on metal and the car flipped up onto it 's side.
After you peel back all the layers and layers (trust me, they're there) of glorious explosions, deafening gunshots, and beautiful environments, you'll soon run out of reasons to play Black.
So, we trudge up to E3, complaining about what a hellhole it is, hating the train, hating the parking situation, but happy to be out of the office for the day, despite the overpriced food, the long lines and the deafening roar.
deafening roar of chickens coming home to roost in the numbers, Gordon Brown did not say sorry.
deafening din several busloads of police reinforcements arrived.
deafening applause that greeted the band back on stage for the encore was enough to impress the most hardened industry big-wig.
Yet the silence from Bush and Blair - twins of evil - is absolutely deafening.
The plug is pulled and the silence is not deafening, but a weight is taken off all the same.
Cameron's silence regarding the middle east is truly deafening.
And the deafening noise the Birmingham City fans as they clinched promotion to the Premiership via the play-offs.
roar of approval of sex outside marriage has been quite deafening.
then screeching from the giant speakers, comes a deafening guitar chord.
Later when I replied giving more detail about my position, there was a long and deafening silence from you.
The atmosphere was just as intense, the noise just as deafening and the action on the pitch equally uncompromising.
The roar of approval of sex outside marriage has been quite deafening.
Amid a deafening din several busloads of police reinforcements arrived.
The deafening applause that greeted the band back on stage for the encore was enough to impress the most hardened industry big-wig.
The gathering of British supporters on the bottom bend responded with a deafening cheer.
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