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groh ling

  • n  a gruff or angry utterance (suggestive of the growling of an animal)
  • n  the sound of growling (as made by animals)
  • v  to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds

  • Georgia has much to fear from diehard imperialists in Moscow, but there is another, internal menace -- a growling presence in the garden.
  • In the marbled corridors of the Capitol, a growing, growling inauguration-day crowd waited too, under the steely eyes of state troopers and city police spotted through the .
  • In The Chairs, for example, an old couple at a lighthouse fill a room with chairs to prepare for an orator who turns out to speak only by growling.
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    BYRDS – The words “Fear the Beast” are boldly written in red on the school logo, which shows an imposing cartoon picture of a muscularly built, growling Wolverine in a green sweater.
    June 13, 2013 - The Times and Democrat
  • Never Found in the '80s: Killing Joke' 'Eighties'
    One of the quintessential bands of the post-punk era, Killing Joke formed in the late 70s and went from a growling, angry sound to a catchier, angry sound. Led by the very intense Jaz Coleman, Killing Joke crafted today’s featured song dedicated to the decade we hold so dear.
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    It's no frills,said Victor. "There's two loud crunchy stereo guitars, rumbling growling bass, and real slamming natural drums. I kept any vocal effects to a minimum. We felt that if the vocal couldn't hold its own dry and decipherable, it...
  • Beyonce Knowles in
    Beyonce told Vanity Fair magazine: "My usual performance style - the energy and the dancing and my growling - is the complete opposite of Deena. They didn't know if I could be understated, and if I could play the part, basically. Vocally, I had to...

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