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English noun: bray

1. bray (event) the cry of an ass


Broader (hypernym)cry


English verb: bray

1. bray (communication) braying characteristic of donkeys


Synonymshee-haw


Pattern of useSomething ----s


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

2. bray (change) reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading


SamplesGrind the spices in a mortar.
Mash the garlic.


Synonymscomminute, crunch, grind, mash


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)break up, fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize


Narrower (hyponym)mill, pestle, pulp

3. bray (body) laugh loudly and harshly


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


Broader (hypernym)express joy, express mirth, laugh









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