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howl
 v.  utter a loud, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do; utter a sound expressive of distress; cry aloud and mournfully
Classic Sentence: (98 in 7 pages)
1  Or, if for any reason thought to be corporeally incapacitated for that, yet such an one would seem superlatively competent to cheer and howl on his underlings to the attack.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
2  There's your true Ashantee, gentlemen; there howl your pagans; where you ever find them, next door to you; under the long-flung shadow, and the snug patronising lee of churches.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
3  Each time, Marija would emit a howl and fly at them, shaking her fists in their faces, stamping upon the floor, purple and incoherent with rage.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
4  Little Kotrina, who was all alone with him, ran out screaming for help, and after a while a doctor came, but not until Kristoforas had howled his last howl.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 13
5  Such a howl from the newspapers followed this that Duane was slated for sacrifice, and barely got out of town in time.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
6  Over this sign of their success, they sent up a howl, like an opening from so many hounds who had recovered a lost trail.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
7  The woman was commencing a low and plaintive howl at the sad and shameful spectacle, when the chief put forth his hand and gently pushed her aside.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
8  The women and children, who lingered around the entrance, took up the words in an echo, which was succeeded by another shrill and plaintive howl.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
9  The damned howl and scream at one another, their torture and rage intensified by the presence of beings tortured and raging like themselves.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 3
10  At the first howl the horses began to strain and rear, but the driver spoke to them soothingly, and they quieted down, but shivered and sweated as though after a runaway from sudden fright.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
11  All at once the wolves began to howl as though the moonlight had had some peculiar effect on them.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
12  After a while there was the low howl again out in the shrubbery, and shortly after there was a crash at the window, and a lot of broken glass was hurled on the floor.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
13  The dogs dashed on, but at the threshold suddenly stopped and snarled, and then, simultaneously lifting their noses, began to howl in most lugubrious fashion.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
14  Either there was a roaring in my ears or I heard afar off the howl of wolves.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
15  Upon this they forgot Kurtz, and began to howl at me with indignant protests.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  A dog will not howl if you beat him with a bone.
2  African hyena noted for its distinctive howl.
3  Envy assails the noblest, the winds howl around the highest peak.
4  Who keeps company with the wolf will learn to howl.
5  One must howl with the wolves.
6  Traditionalists may howl, but in today's world, cultural relativism rules.
7  The duke told him to make himself free and easy, and if anybody ever come meddling around, he must hop out of the wigwam, and carry on a little, and fetch a howl or two like a wild beast, and he reckoned they would light out and leave him alone.
8  There are some neighbor dogs I would like to use it on, just to train them not to bark and howl, especially when they wake me up at night.
9  The gale still rising, seemed to my ear to muffle a mournful under-sound; whether in the house or abroad I could not at first tell, but it recurred, doubtful yet doleful at every lull; at last I made out it must be some dog howling at a distance.
10  The lugubrious howling of the dogs added to our sadness.
11  And certainly there was a most extraordinary noise going on within, a constant howling and sneezing, and every now and then a great crash, as if a dish or kettle had been broken to pieces.
12  As for the baby, it was sneezing and howling alternately without a moment's pause.
13  The howling of wild animals kept him awake night after night.
14  The baby was howling all the time I was there.
15  The man howled out in pain.