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Verb
To mutter or speak in a low or barely audible voice
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“She heard him grunt under his breath as he freed his injured arm from the sling.”
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To make a low, resonant sound
“Rifle fire followed them, and Dermot heard a grunt from Sean and felt him catch his arm for support.”
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Oink
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To make a husky, squawking noise
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To make a nasal sound
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Make a low rumbling sound
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To utter in a hostile or aggressive way
Noun
Speech that is muttered indistinctly
“Some visits he was grumpy and sullen, offering only a grunt or two toward her attempts at making conversation.”
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A low, rumbling sound
“A whistling noise was answered by a grunt from the engine, and away went the train.”
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A person consigned to drudge work
“Three months post-prison and working as a grunt in someone else's shop, the last thing the man needed was to be accused of something he hadn't done.”
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A long, loud, wavering cry or howl
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The sound that a duck makes
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(chiefly US) An unskilled laborer, especially at an oilfield, at a circus or on a ship
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Errand boy or girl
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Oink
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The lowest rank in the army, below lance corporal or private first class
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The action or process of calculating or estimating something
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Physical strength or force
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