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Word: growl

Definition: low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)


Sentences Containing 'growl'

Besides which, the walls were not thick, and, whenever he passed the evening at our house, we always knew of it by hearing one continual growl in the kitchen.
Step and growl; growl and go--that's the word with Captain Ahab.
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