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An animal-like sound or cry, typically indicative of anger, pain or irritation
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“As soon as he realized that I wasn't listening to him, he let out an angry growl and tore the page out of his file before tearing it into little pieces.”
A low, rumbling sound
“I could hear the growl of the trucks turning into the driveway as they shifted gears.”
To make a low guttural sound in the throat, especially of an animal
“The wolf continues to growl and begins to walk slowly towards them.”
To make a loud, deep, resonant sound
“We hear the thunder growl, and witness a storm burst on the alarmed rustics, whose cries of dismay are audible amid the elemental strife.”
To make a low, rumbling sound
“I heard the engine growl to life, and then the crunch of gravel as the Jeep turned and headed down the road, leaving Foxglove Farm.”
To say something in a hostile or angry manner
“We listen to him snarl and growl about the lack of consideration from an administration whose existence he had hitherto resolved to ignore.”
To complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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“They have heard him growl about the quality of the low-calorie luncheon in the Senate restaurant.”
To blame or insult (someone) in strong or violent language
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To make a husky, squawking noise
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