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ear-splitting

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marked by extremely high volume and intensity of sound

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loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss

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"He (Modi) has been conspicuous by his deafening silence on blatant transgressions by his External Affairs Minister and two of his Chief Ministers," Gandhi said in the national capital.
The deafening silence of most African leaders as Muammar Al Gathafi swore to rain hell on the Libyan rebels, was criminal.
Even worse is the deafening silence of our own politicians and the apparent attempts to justify this action by our national press.
A deafening silence when his name is called out would be far more fitting for someone supposed to love his home-town club.
Reade who encounters a well-meaning mayor on tour who decides there is "too much noise in the library." His ultimate solution quiets the library sounds down to a deafening silence, and empties the library of adults and children in the process.
Once again, the response of the Professional Jockeys' Association and its leader has been deafening silence over the Newcastle cock-up.
One can already hear the deafening silence. If Bulgaria is prepared to sit back and watch without a murmur as corruption reaches even the ballot box, then the country deserves the next inept and tainted leader it is destined to get.
The striking observation so far is that there's deafening silence. A civilization that got the jump on us by a few thousand years, in our galaxy, you would have thought could have an advanced technology that would be visible if they made a big activity.
However, the deafening silence from Mowbray and Albion has only added fuel to their fire.
Unsurprisingly, there has been nothing but deafening silence fromBirmingham City Council leader Mike Whitby over a plan to allow him four years in office without having to submit to an annual leadership election.
(The infamous 58, (ii) b or the 17th Amendment)The Legal fraternity is not interested in either challenging or re opening the National Reconciliation Ordinance under which the likes of Zardari and Sharif benefited to the tune of billions of ill-gotten money.The policy towards the war on terror has deteriorated rapidly with the USA and UK infringing upon Pakistan's sovereignty by intrusions and summons to which Zardari responds like an enlisted sepoy.Above all, the legions of Pakistani media channels and 'analysts' aremaintaining a deafening silence unlike the stream of venomous and acidic rants when Musharraf was
A deafening silence; hidden violence against women and children.
There was deafening silence in the hall when Al-Tuwairqi took to the floor.
He criticised the international community's "deafening silence" regarding the UN International Court of Justice's February 2007 ruling that blamed the Bosnian Serb authorities for the massacre of 7,000 Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica.
Meanwhile, concerns about minorities in science was met with a deafening silence. A study earlier this year showed that the number of women with science and engineering baccalaureates has doubled to 50 percent since 1966.