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This is food that prompts little whoops of pleasure and encourages discussion.
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Their vocals ranged from yodels to yips, whoops to whispers.
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Giving a terrific whoop, he raised his gun and fired, the ball just missing Lawrence's head.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Well, I'll make the salve an' do the talkin'; Giz'll sort o' whoop things up a bit and Lut'er'll git cured.
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
Well, I seemed to be in the open river again by and by, but I couldn't hear no sign of a whoop nowheres.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Away down there somewheres I hears a small whoop, and up comes my spirits.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
He stared for a moment wildly at the occupants of the Warren easy chairs, and the next moment let out a whoop of delight.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
I heard Stevey Todd whoop down below, and he came on deck and he says, "She's wobbling again!"
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
With a wild whoop the Malays and Chinese rose from the bush and raced toward the stockade.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
I remember the Indian war whoop, and the war dance—used to do that myself.
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WORDS RELATED TO WHOOP

  • bark
  • bawl
  • bellow
  • call
  • cheer
  • clamor
  • cry
  • holler
  • howl
  • hue
  • roar
  • salvo
  • scream
  • screech
  • shriek
  • squall
  • squawk
  • tumult
  • vociferation
  • whoop
  • yammer
  • yap
  • yawp
  • yell
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