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growl

Jazz an effect resembling a growl, produced at the back of the throat when playing a wind instrument

growl

[grau̇l]
(geophysics)
Noise heard when strata are subjected to great pressure.

Growl

Notification software for Mac OS X applications. Web browsers, download managers, e-mail clients and other programs employ Growl to display a small pop-up window that alerts the user to some event such as new mail or a completed download. Users can choose the Growl's window style and degree of translucency. For more information, visit www.growl.info.
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Brandon growled and opened and closed his jaw, slamming his teeth like an animal would," the report said, (http://www.
The menacing black bear growled as it approached, and took a swipe at her after she kicked at it, she said.
The mail truck pulled up, and as Nala started to open her mouth, I tossed another mesh bag and growled.
Trouve, the small Skye terrier, sat up on its hind legs and growled the words "How are you, Grandmama?
I'm not trying to externalize and act the role of a sheep dog right now,'' growled Downey.
If you say so," growled Growling Mark Fowler, aka Todd Carty, aka PC Kent, aka June's "son", aka actually June's son's adopted half-brother.
The prisoner alleged that the officer banged and kicked on his door, threw his food tray through the slot in the cell door, made aggravating remarks to him, growled and snarled at him, behaved in a racially prejudicial manner toward him, and jerked and pulled the him unnecessarily hard when escorting him from his cell.
When he turned to head away from me in the direction he'd been staring, I growled loudly at him, and he immediately turned and headed my way, all the while matching my drawn-out growls with deep, throaty growls of his own
Only this one dog growled when being led, which had escalated to snarling and then to vigorously defending his food when it was put down for him.
he growled, although how much fun sex with June Ackland could be even if she wasn't your muvver remains debatable.
Looking like a guy who might be working down at your local garage, Earle growled out his topical songs and personal tunes to sounds of fuzz tones and heavy drums.
But his tormentor merely growled louder and out-snarled the singer.