howls 1 of 2

plural of howl


2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of howl
as in shrieks
to make a long loud mournful sound several coyotes began howling close by as the sun went down the wind howled on the open plain

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“Howls.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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