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barking

verb (1)
present participle of bark

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to remove the natural covering of
  • barking a tree will probably kill it

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barking

verb (2)
present participle of bark

Synonyms & Antonyms of barking (Entry 2 of 2)

to speak sharply or irritably
  • the new supervisor found that speaking to people with a civil tongue got better results than barking at them

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“Barking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/barking. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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