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English noun: squeal

1. squeal (event) a high-pitched howl

Broader (hypernym)howl

English verb: squeal

1. squeal (communication) utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs

ExamplesYou can hear animals squeal in the meadows, The meadows squeal with animals


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

2. squeal (communication) confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure

Synonymsconfess, fink

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)acknowledge, admit

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