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In a mountain-fringed bay in Alaska, Fournet makes repeated attempts to talk to the whales, playing them a painstakingly reconstructed rendition of a yelp that she thinks may be a greeting.
‘FATHOM’ SEEKS TO UNRAVEL HUMPBACK WHALES’ SOULFUL SONGSJAKE BUEHLERJUNE 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Bruno smelled Jack, gave a short yelp and, lifting one of his paws, offered it to him.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
With a long-drawn yelp, a childish imitation of his father's bay, he was off through the bushes.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
There followed a yelp, and the animal—coyote or wolf—could be heard scurrying away.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
He was dozing in a corner near the radiator when I heard him yelp and saw him snapping at his belly.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Didn't I hear Ted give a yelp every time you got near him; and there were others.
THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS ON A TOURGEORGE A. WARREN
I paused once to send a hail of needles ricocheting down the corridor behind me, and I heard a yelp from around the corner.
GREYLORNJOHN KEITH LAUMER
With one terrified yelp, the Wolf jumped out of the bushes and fled into the forest as fast as he could.
MIGHTY MIKKOPARKER FILLMORE
He bolted half a mile with the first boom of the bittern, and his hat lifted with every yelp of the sheitpoke.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
Bobby jumped for the bonnet, missed it, jumped again and barked-the high-pitched, penetrating yelp of the terrier.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
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WORDS RELATED TO YELP

  • cheeped
  • creaked
  • cried
  • grated
  • peeped
  • piped
  • sang
  • screamed
  • screeched
  • scritched
  • shrilled
  • sounded
  • squealed
  • talked
  • whined
  • yelped
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