roaring

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roaring

1. Vet a debilitating breathing defect of horses characterized by rasping sounds with each breath: caused by inflammation of the respiratory tract or obstruction of the larynx
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As he spoke we heard a great sound of roaring from the cave in the cliff.
Heaping some larger twigs and sticks upon the tiny fire, Tarzan soon had quite a respectable blaze roaring in the enlarging cavity of the dead tree.
Beyond this fearful abyss, the river kept raging and roaring on, until lost to sight among impending precipices.
Came days of storm, days and nights of storm, when the ocean menaced us with its roaring whiteness, and the wind smote our struggling boat with a Titan's buffets.
Where roaring on the ledges the summer ground-swell rolled; I heard them lift the chorus that drowned the breakers' song-- The Beaches of Lukannon--two million voices strong.
Soon the Lion was let loose from his den, and rushed bounding and roaring towards his victim.