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What is another word for growling?

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Verb
Present participle for 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.”
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Present participle for 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.”
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Present participle for 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.”
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Present participle for 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.”
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Present participle for 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.”
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Present participle for to blame or insult (someone) in strong or violent language
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Present participle for to make a husky, squawking noise
Adjective
Afflicted by a dry, quite harsh voice
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Adjective
Having or showing an irritable disposition
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Noun
A loud howl or cry, especially from a canine
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“This week he has been growling along to the following selection of diverse audio startlers.”
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