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

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There was a snarl; Jeff had Joe by the throat, and Joe was reaching for his gun.

It was like the mingled roar of a lion and the snarl of a tiger.

He continued to gaze, and in his interest he forgot to snarl.

He did not snarl at her, nor show his teeth, when any leap of hers chanced to put her in advance of him.

He gave no warning, with no snarl anticipated his own action.

He could not quite suppress a snarl, but he made no offer to snap.

As for snarling he could snarl more terribly than any dog, young or old, in camp.

But at the sight of him the five men did not spring to their feet, nor show their teeth, nor snarl.

Into his snarl he incorporated all that was vicious, malignant, and horrible.

The intent of the snarl is to warn or frighten, and judgment is required to know when it should be used.

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