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How to use growling in a sentence

  • Thor, to the young Byatt, “was the classroom bully raised to the scale of growling thunder and whipping rain.”

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  • The governor and the dog were out for an early morning jog when a coyote suddenly appeared, growling at Rory.

    Rick Perry Just Might Run | Peter J. Boyer | May 27, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • growling horribly, the enraged brute seized poor Pearson and shook him as a terrier dog shakes a rat.

    Hunting the Lions | R.M. Ballantyne
  • Now it seemed to crouch as though ready to spring, and I could hear the savage growling as of some beast of prey.

    Uncanny Tales | Various
  • Long before we got there the deep-throated thunder was growling over us, and the clouds spat occasional flurries of rain.

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • McGinty was growling, while Joe was trying to break away without losing an ear.

  • Rushing back, she almost carried Louise (while the growling continued), and they were soon up the hill.

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