Cry and Squawk


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Cry noun – A natural vocal sound made by an animal.
Usage example: the lonesome cry of a coyote

Squawk is a synonym for cry in yell topic. In some cases you can use "Squawk" instead the word "Cry" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like shout, yelling.
Nearby Words: crying, cried
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Squawk verb – To express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely.
Usage example: she squawked on for hours about how salespeople were always rude to her

Cry is a synonym for squawk in yell topic. You can use "Cry" instead the word "Squawk" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as scream, call, screech, animal-like sound.
Nearby Words: squawked, squawking
Synonyms for Squawk

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bizarre bizarre cry bizarre squawk

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name cry name squawk name
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