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plural of grunt
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as in murmurs
speech that is not clear enough to be understood preoccupied with what he was doing, the mechanic gave only a grunt when I asked when the car would be ready

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grunts

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verb

present tense third-person singular of grunt
as in mutters
to speak softly and unclearly was so absorbed with the video game that when asked what he wanted for dinner, he just grunted

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“Grunts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grunts. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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