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let out (some sound)

To utter some loud, forceful sound. I let out a shriek when the dog suddenly jumped on me. The lion let out an intimidating roar.
See also: let, out

growl at someone or something

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

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.
See also: growl, out
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If the dog is still leaning against you, with relaxed ears, eyes a little squinty, and an open, relaxed mouth, this dog's growl is just expressing his pleasure; he's really enjoying his canine massage.
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Analysis of the elephants' movements showed that they retreated quickly and silently on hearing the tiger growls.
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If another dog stares with its ears forward, has its hackles up, or growls aggressively, that's a clear signal of adrenaline in the system and indicates he is ready to attack.
His only way to say he doesn't like it is to growl.
12 ( ANI ): Researchers have found that Wild Asian elephants slink away when they hear a tiger roar but trumpet and growl before retreating from leopard growls.
It seems to mean, 'I sort of would like attention,' she says, "but the growl may escalate to a demand bark: 'I want attention.
Under no circumstances should you even acknowledge his growl.
Of course, we don't want our dog to growl at us, but neither do we want him to fail to growl if something makes him uncomfortable; that's very important information in a successful canine-human relationship.
Davidson narrates in a low, Bogart-like growl that complements the prose.
3 -- 4) Ringtones run the gamut from the lyrics of 50 Cent to Chewbacca's growl.
Tummies growl and intestinal tracts produce gas--our bodies are required to do these things.