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Bellow vs. Groan

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Bellownoun

the deep roar of a large animal, or any similar loud noise

Groannoun

A low, mournful sound uttered in pain or grief.

Bellowverb

To make a loud, deep, hollow noise like the roar of an angry bull.

Groannoun

A low, guttural sound uttered in frustration, disapproval, or ecstasy.

Bellowverb

To shout in a deep voice.

Groannoun

(of an object) A low creaking sound from applied pressure or weight.

Bellowverb

To make a hollow, loud noise, as an enraged bull.

Groanverb

To make a groan.

‘We groaned at his awful jokes.’; ‘The wooden table groaned under the weight of the banquet.’;

Bellowverb

To bowl; to vociferate; to clamor.

Groanverb

(obsolete) To strive after earnestly, as if with groans.

Bellowverb

To roar; as the sea in a tempest, or as the wind when violent; to make a loud, hollow, continued sound.

‘The bellowing voice of boiling seas.’;

Groanverb

To give forth a low, moaning sound in breathing; to utter a groan, as in pain, in sorrow, or in derision; to moan.

‘For we . . . do groan, being burdened.’; ‘He heard the groaning of the oak.’;

Bellowverb

To emit with a loud voice; to shout; - used with out.

Groanverb

To strive after earnestly, as with groans.

‘Nothing but holy, pure, and clear,Or that which groaneth to be so.’;

Bellownoun

A loud resounding outcry or noise, as of an enraged bull; a roar.

Groanverb

To affect by groans.

Bellownoun

a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal);

‘his bellow filled the hallway’;

Groannoun

A low, moaning sound; usually, a deep, mournful sound uttered in pain or great distress; sometimes, an expression of strong disapprobation; as, the remark was received with groans.

‘Such groans of roaring wind and rain.’; ‘The wretched animal heaved forth such groans.’;

Bellownoun

United States novelist (born in Canada in 1915)

Groannoun

an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

Bellowverb

shout loudly and without restraint

Groanverb

indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure;

‘The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets’; ‘The ancient door soughed when opened’;

Bellowverb

make a loud noise, as of animal;

‘The bull bellowed’;

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