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growl
 v.  make a low, rough sound, usually in anger, as angry dog
Classic Sentence: (76 in 6 pages)
1  At that moment, a ferocious growl became audible.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
2  A growl is audible; it is a huge dog, who shows his teeth and replaces the English.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
3  The Thenardier obeyed, as the female wolf obeys the male wolf, with a growl.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
4  Come here, Monsieur Captain," said he, "come here, that I may growl at you.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII
5  Oh, growl as much as you please," cried Lord de Winter, "but don't try to bite, for I warn you that it would be to your disadvantage.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 50 CHAT BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER
6  The storm increased, the flashes succeeded one another more rapidly, the thunder began to growl, and the wind, the precursor of a hurricane, whistled in the plumes and the hair of the horsemen.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 65 TRIAL
7  He sat beside her on the couch and behaved very well until the Polish violin-teacher across the hall began to practise, when Prince would growl and sniff the air with disgust.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
8  He turned away while speaking, and was about to leave the place through the avenue by which Duncan had approached, when a growl caught his ear, and caused him to hesitate.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25
9  But a louder and more threatening growl caused him again to pause.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25
10  A fierce growl repelled the eavesdropper, and then the scout boldly threw open the covering of bark, and left the place, enacting the character of a bear as he proceeded.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25
11  Old Bruno, a great Newfoundland, who slept at the end of the porch, rose, with a low growl, as she came near.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
12  And I think he added in a lower growl, that we might both go to the devil and shake ourselves.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
13  He may cringe and growl, or cringe and not growl; but he either beats or cringes.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVIII
14  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.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
15  By ten o'clock, when the shops were closed, the by-street was very solitary and, in spite of the low growl of London from all round, very silent.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
Example Sentence:
1  Meanwhile Armstrong continues to grunt, to growl, to bite into his gums but all to no avail: he's over five minutes behind now.
2  "If everybody minded their own business," the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, "the world would go round a deal faster than it does."
3  While the Panther received knife and fork with a growl, And concluded the banquet.
4  The dog gave a threatening growl.