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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


Synonymsoink


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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