Antonyms for purring

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All but purring with satisfaction and relief, Calendar halted.

The purring and humming increased, and the car seemed to leap forward.

Cats were purring on the counters of the fruit store and the tripe shop.

The fall of Clump-clump in particular kept them purring like pet cats.

The old lady had made her toilette, and her cat was purring on a cushion by her side.

A cat had established itself beside it, and was purring softly.

Moglaut, not looking up from the purring machine, shook his head.

Skip and I heard it purring when we first came in here this afternoon.

It was the animal in the desert droning and purring to itself in excess of ease.

He pulled a switch and there came a purring that was entirely new.