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growl

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • he was growling about how much work he had to do

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2 to make a long loud deep noise or cry
  • the neighbor's dog growls every time we pass the house

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3 to make a low heavy rolling sound
  • I'm sorry my stomach is growling, but I'm just really hungry

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growl

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of growl (Entry 2 of 2)

as in snarl

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The first known use of growl was in the 14th century

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“Growl.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/growl. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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