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verb as in yelp

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verb as in shout

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For example, “there could be a single tree where you have insects that feed on the roots, under the bark, in the dying wood, on the buds, on the flowers, on the pollen, on the nectar and,” Will says, “it just goes on and on.”

Chewing on bark or other parts of East Africa’s arrow poison trees gives the rats toxic saliva to apply to specialized zones of fur.

When Weinstein and Nyawira had trapped a crested rat for a few days of video observation, the researchers tucked some shreds of the deadly tree bark and roots in the temporary cages.

The rats chew leaves and bark from the poison arrow tree and apply their now-toxic spit to their hair.

Tree leaves, grass, moss, ferns, pine needles, bark fibers, and weed tops make great insulation.

Early in the aughts, Wall Street whistled, and neither Clinton nor de Blasio barked.

“Osama bin Laden was not in New Orleans,” he barked into the phone.

Coolio and Greg Brady (Barry Williams) are barked at by military training officers.

“I am as far from a harasser as you could be,” she said in a phone call from her home, as her poodle mix barked in the background.

While Forde barked orders, Bush, 36, was the tall triggerman in blackface.

Then a branch cracked sharply outside, and Watch barked out loud.

Up he popped his head again in a moment, and jerked his short tail, and barked.

In the second village we came across one or two dogs that barked a few times, then disappeared in the distance.

There were the sounds of startled gasps behind the flashlight, then a gun barked defiantly.

Then he suddenly sat up on his hind legs, dangled his front paws, looked me square in the eyes, and barked.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to barked, such as: growl, cry, snarl, yap, howl, and snap.

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