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Synonyms for squall
skwɔl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squall(noun)

    sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation

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  2. shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall(verb)

    utter a sudden loud cry

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

    Synonyms:
    uncivil, yokelish, unmannered, unmannerly, lowbred, natural, underbred, raw(a), ill-mannered, primitive, rude, ill-bred, rude(a), crude, bad-mannered, bounderish

    Antonyms:
    later(a), refined, polite, processed, late

  3. squall, waul, wawl(verb)

    make high-pitched, whiney noises

  4. squall(verb)

    blow in a squall

    "When it squalls, a prudent sailor reefs his sails"

    Synonyms:
    scrunch, hunker, scrunch up, crouch, hunker down

    Antonyms:
    high, tall

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. squall(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    cry (as an infant), bawl, yell, scream, cry out

  2. squall(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cry, bawl, yell, scream, outcry

  3. squall(n.)

    Synonyms:
    storm (sudden and brief), blast, gust, sudden breeze

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "squall":

    grain, grains

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How to use squall in a sentence?

  1. Raleigh Murphy:

    This is a serious squall, it's part of life on the Gulf Coast, just something we have to deal with.

  2. State Police Lieutenant Jerome Maslan:

    We had a snow squall go through around 9:45 a.m. ET this morning, which typically will reduce visibility.

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