Keen and Squeal


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Keen verb – To express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely.
Usage example: victims of the disaster have been keening for weeks about the slowness of governmental aid

Squeal and keen are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Squeal" instead a verb "Keen".
Nearby Words: keenness, keenly
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Squeal verb – To cry out loudly and emotionally.
Usage example: the child squealed with frustration

Keen and squeal are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Keen" instead a verb "Squeal".
Nearby Words: squeak, squealer, squealed, squeaky, squealing
Synonyms for Squeal
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