Cheer and Squeal


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Cheer verb – To declare enthusiastic approval of.
Squeal is an antonym for cheer.
Nearby Words: cheerful, cheerless, cheery, cheering, cheerfulness
Antonyms for Cheer


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Squeal verb – To express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely.
Usage example: hoped that a DVD player in the backseat would keep the kids from squealing about long car rides

Cheer is an antonym for squeal.
Nearby Words: squeak, squealer, squealed, squeaky, squealing
Antonyms for Squeal
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How words are described

high high cheer high squeal
loud loud cheer loud squeal
excited excited cheer excited squeal
final final cheer final squeal
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