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synonyms for grunts

  • infantrymen
  • doughboys
  • dogfaces
  • shock troops
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How to use grunts in a sentence

But there have been no evil effects, and when I go to the barnyard she gets under my feet and grunts with friendly impudence.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
In fact, if one of the family is picked up and makes a protesting squeal she merely grunts inquiringly.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Grunts and muttered oaths, the thud of feet, the smack of wet leather lasted continually.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
The bucks looked up curiously at him, but betrayed no emotion beyond a few grunts.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
A few inarticulate grunts were the only answers he could give to our often-repeated remonstrances.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
Away in the distance some moose would hear it, and with answering grunts would start off to come to it.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
But in place of gawkiness and grunts, the golden virtue of silence, and the conscious pride of natural dignity.
ISLAM HER MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUEARTHUR GLYN LEONARD
Now and then coughing grunts came from the swamp, evidence of the beasts lurking there.
THE LOST WARSHIPROBERT MOORE WILLIAMS
He shook him again, but though his act was more vigorous, it only elicited a fresh series of grunts.
CROWN AND SCEPTREGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Taking the cue, he talked about turkey eggs until the grunts had died away in the distance.
SOUTHERN HEARTSFLORENCE HULL WINTERBURN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GRUNTS

  • dogfaces
  • doughboys
  • grunts
  • infantrymen
  • shock troops
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.