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synonyms for mew

  • blockade
  • bound
  • cage
  • circle
  • circumscribe
  • confine
  • coop
  • corral
  • cover
  • encase
  • encircle
  • encompass
  • enfold
  • enshroud
  • environ
  • fence
  • hedge
  • imbue
  • immure
  • implant
  • impound
  • imprison
  • include
  • induct
  • insert
  • intern
  • jail
  • limit
  • pen
  • restrict
  • veil
  • wall
  • wrap
  • block off
  • box up
  • close in
  • fence off
  • hem in
  • lock in
  • lock up
  • mure
  • set apart
  • shut in
  • shut up
  • wall in
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antonyms for mew

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  • exclude
  • face
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • meet
  • reject
  • release
  • reveal
  • set free
  • take out
  • uncover
  • unwrap
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How to use mew in a sentence

A dog would bark; a kitten would mew; a parrot would say "Pardon!"
THE NURSERY, DECEMBER 1881, VOL. XXXVARIOUS
He brushed around Von Rosen out in the kitchen, and mewed a little, delicate, highbred mew.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
Mew-hew-she-kaw, the White Cloud; first Chief of the nation.
ADVENTURES OF THE OJIBBEWAY AND IOWAY INDIANS IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND BELGIUM; VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGE CATLIN
How they would mew over my delinquencies, and what scratches I should get from their velvet-shod claws!
THE MAN BETWEENAMELIA E. BARR
The Black Cat gave vent to a single Mew,—a most unnatural sound for a mouser,—it seemed as it were mewed through a cow's horn!
BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME IIVARIOUS
“Very good,” said Peterkin, tossing a lump of pork to the cat, who received it with a mew of satisfaction.
THE CORAL ISLANDR.M. BALLANTYNE
Something put into my head that tremendous blasphemy of Carlyle's about "the last mew of a drowning kitten."
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
One says, with great solemnity, on a momentous occasion, "Thrice the brindled cat hath mew'd."
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
Mew-Mew sat with her eyes half shut for hours, to think what a shame it was no other cat ever came to see her.
BOW-WOW AND MEW-MEWGEORGIANA M. CRAIK
Mew-Mew was so put out with the thought of Bow-Wow going away, that for a time she could not speak.
BOW-WOW AND MEW-MEWGEORGIANA M. CRAIK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MEW

  • coop
  • corral
  • crate
  • enclosure
  • fold
  • jail
  • mew
  • pen
  • pinfold
  • pound
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