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  • noun Plural form of yowl.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of yowl.


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  • This news was greeted with the expected yowls from the expected sources that:

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  • In a conversational style, Mr. John sings at the bottom of his range, but as the music builds and the lovers finally come together, he suddenly yowls "I don't want to lose you again" as if he dreads the abject pain.

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  • Mascis's strangulated yowls with more folky moments—all of them as warm, fuzzy and itchy as a fleece sweater.

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  • His tongue is a long ways out, and his eyes like covered with cobwebs; but still he scratches the man's chest with his hind-feet and the man yow-yowls like a hen of the mountains.


  • Loyalty is directed by Edward Hall in a tumultuous cacophony of bleeps and special ringtones and ordinary telephone purrings and burglar-alarm yowls and sirens and doorbells which, unusually, catches the aural confusion of personal and public demands.

    A Woman Killed with Kindness; Loyalty; Ghost – review

  • His bug-eyed expressions and yowls of exasperation don't give us a jot of insight into his obtuse character.

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  • I use it when my cats fight, and when my male cat yowls at 5am.

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  • Every now and then some would-be curmudgeon rises up on his hind legs and yowls at the sky that the latest form of social networking is a blight on the cultural landscape and proves that people have nothing better to do than post pictures of their pets in various shocking forms of dishabille.

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  • The yeast yowls a toast, raises a glass and a serenade.

    Baking Bread

  • Mr Austin an assurance by the enclosed Note to him, and under all these circumstances I trust with a strengthened confidence in the ultimate triumph of affection over the yowls of our bosom pride, and the crackers of resentment.

    Letter 98


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