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verb as in snort

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noun as in one doing rough physical labor

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During this time, bull elk vie for the attention of cows, piercing the mountain air with their signature bugles, grunts, chuckles, and screams.

As Amanda Stent, an NLP expert for financial news and information service Bloomberg, explained, technologies like BERT are important because they remove a lot of the grunt work required to train a language model from scratch.

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That’s when they saw there was an opportunity here to build a tool to track all of this information in one place and connect it to Salesforce to automate a lot of this grunt work.

The good news is that developing a successful digital marketing strategy is possible, and it doesn’t have to take grunt work or cost you more than a cup of coffee a day.

When Palantir built a new software platform, Foundry, in 2016, the company cut costs by automating much of the grunt work and said it reduced time to set up customers from months to days.

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The grunt takes a hard look at our interpreter, rotates his M16 and opens the vehicle door, motioning for us to get out.

The grunt asks us where we are going and we respond, “to the Korengal.”

As a grunt, he lectured a high-ranking officer in protest of Marines who attacked a Vietnamese child.

Fortunately, the Food Sense App for the iPhone does the grunt work for you.

Piggy, saying nothing, with no time for even a grunt, traveled through the air sideways from the rock, turning over as he went.

The noise of his slumbers culminated in a sudden, choking grunt, and abruptly ceased.

You must imagine this sound as something between a grunt and a groan, that the estimable lady gave vent to whenever put out.

His next line—'To grunt and sweat under a weary life'—resembles ll.

Up went the monster with a grunt, and a peculiar rigidity of body, which evidently betokened horror at his situation.

After they had passed, a lull fell on the scene, which was soon broken by the grunt and snort of a rhinoceros.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grunt, such as: groan, cry, squawk, and squeak.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.