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English noun: squall

1. squall (phenomenon) sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation

Broader (hypernym)air current, current of air, wind

Narrower (hyponym)line squall

English verb: squall

1. squall (communication) make high-pitched, whiney noises

Synonymswaul, wawl

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)howl, roar, ululate, wail, yaup, yawl

2. squall (communication) utter a sudden loud cry

SamplesShe cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle.
I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me.

Synonymscall, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, yell

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

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

Narrower (hyponym)halloo, hollo, howl, hurrah, pipe, pipe up, roar, screak, screech, shriek, shrill, skreak, skreigh, squawk, ululate, wail, whoop, yaup, yawl

Verb groupcall, call out, cry, cry out, exclaim, outcry, shout

3. squall (weather) blow in a squall

SamplesWhen it squalls, a prudent sailor reefs his sails.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)blow

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