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verb as in complain

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Students moan and growl and shriek and yawp, as if exorcising demons in a ritualistic ceremony.

I too am not a bit tamed ... I too am untranslatable, I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.

He uttered a feeble yawp as one of the links was clasped about his wrist.

The young yawp in the nest a little, with more breath than noise.

You'd keep that yawp o' your'n goin', I believe, if it was the judgment day.

You know we agreed it was none of our business whether a peacock on the lawn or a dog in his kennel let out that yawp.

Now they have shut up their yawp about him, since he has proved to be no better than Talmage or Beecher.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to yawp, such as: bawl, cry, gripe, scream, yap, and yelp.

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