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noun as in infantry

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The A-10 has been the favorite plane of American grunts for decades.

“Ahhhmm-hmmmm,” our ranger periodically grunts, signaling our friendly intentions.

Arya overhears the grunts mocking the deaths of her mother, Lady Catelyn, and brother, Robb.

A lot of the grunts in Vietnam became our generals and senators.

They are exactly the kind of grassroots grunts any campaign dreams about.

But there have been no evil effects, and when I go to the barnyard she gets under my feet and grunts with friendly impudence.

In fact, if one of the family is picked up and makes a protesting squeal she merely grunts inquiringly.

Grunts and muttered oaths, the thud of feet, the smack of wet leather lasted continually.

The bucks looked up curiously at him, but betrayed no emotion beyond a few grunts.

A few inarticulate grunts were the only answers he could give to our often-repeated remonstrances.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grunts, such as: infantrymen, doughboys, dogfaces, and shock troops.

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