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growl at someone or something

to snarl at someone or something. Don't growl at me like that. The dog growled at the cat.
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growl something out

to say something with a sound like growling or snarling. Jane growled a few words out. She growled out a few words and the gates opened for us.
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Every time your dog growls at a man you do this--and quickly your dog's fear of men is confirmed: men do make bad things happen
7 GET LASERED Night-time growls could mean an issue with your nose and throat palate or a combination.
Now a new study published in the journal Biology Letters claims playing recordings of tiger growls might do the trick.
The researchers set up equipment to play back leopard or tiger growls triggered when the elephants crossed infrared beams across paths leading to crop fields, and captured the events on video.
Sound effects: low growl coming from outside the lodge
He grabbed his MAD Hyper Growl call and went nuts, imitating the frenzied, guttural noises a buck makes when its aggression and testosterone are boiling over.
If he growls, ignore him, walk away and let him know you are not interested in his growling.
How close the contestants came to the cry of a wildcat is anyone's guess, but when the 2012 team offered up its final growl, one judge said, "That's a Gardner growl.
She captures the nuances of these well-known characters through her range of accents, growls, and tones.
The movie Jurassic Park has a scary scene in which a Tyrannosaurus rex growls right into the faces of two characters.
Caninus is more of the same, a little slower and dirgier, but with Budgie and Basil (two pit bulls) filling out the "vocal" duties with snarls, barks and growls.
Mostly composed of Bjork's layered vocals and growls, tongue clicks, and sighs, the sound gets large only when she's joined by Eskimo choirs, or as on tracks like "Triumph of a Heart" by Japanese human beat-box master Dokaka--a man who's been known to create cover versions of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and Metallica's "Creeping Death" with his mouth.
SPOTON: The inside of Torsten's furry Mini; HAIRY: Torsten growls around in his leopard-skin Mini Picture: SWNS; PROUD: Torsten
But where the star of the silver screen speaks and rounds up sheep, Babe the pig from the Old Shepherd pub in Keresley, Coventry, barks and growls like her best friend, two-year-old Staffordshire bull cross Henry.
No one ever answers, but there are lots of growls, barks, and other animal noises.