(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. mutter, grumble, snarl; complain, howl. See lamentation, threat.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A low, beastlike sound]
Syn. snarl, gnarl, gnar*, moan, bark, bellow, rumble, roar, howl, grumble, grunt.
2. [Speech resembling a growl, sense 1]
Syn. grumble, rumble, mumble; see noise 1 .
1. [To make a low, deep sound]
Syn. snarl, gnarl, gnar*; see grumble 2 .
2. [To speak as if growling]
Syn. snarl, grumble, upbraid; see complain 1 , scold .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
snarl, grumble, rumble, gnarl, howl, *give a throaty warning, roar, bark, make a guttural noise.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To make a continuous deep reverberating sound: boom, grumble, roll, rumble. See SOUNDS.

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