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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


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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