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squall

noun

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1 a disturbance of the atmosphere accompanied by wind and often by precipitation (as rain or snow)
  • a snow squall is expected tonight

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2 a state of noisy, confused activity
  • the annual squall created when the store holds its biggest sale of the year

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squall

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of squall (Entry 2 of 2)

to cry out loudly and emotionally
  • the baby squalled in pain

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The first known use of squall was circa 1631

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“Squall.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/squall. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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