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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blare  \Blare\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Blared};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Blaring}.]  [OE.  blaren,  bloren  to  cry,  woop;  cf  G. 
  pl["a]rren  to  bleat,  D.  blaren  to  bleat,  cry,  weep.  Prob.  an 
  imitative  word  but  cf  also  E.  blast.  Cf  {Blore}.] 
  To  sound  loudly  and  somewhat  harshly.  ``The  trumpet  blared.'' 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blaring 
  adj  :  unpleasantly  loud  and  penetrating;  "the  blaring  noise  of 
  trumpets";  "shut  our  ears  against  the  blasting  music 
  from  his  car  radio"  [syn:  {blasting}] 
  n  :  a  loud  harsh  or  strident  noise  [syn:  {blare},  {cacophony},  {clamor}, 
  {din}] 




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