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Synonyms for squall

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squallverb

    sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation

  2. squall, waul, wawlverb

    make high-pitched, whiney noises

    cry, shout out, holler, yell, scream, hollo, shout, waul, call, wawl

  3. shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squallverb

    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"

    predict, forebode, prognosticate, grouse, wawl, promise, phone, yell, blazon out, abuse, shout out, bellyache, clapperclaw, vociferate, cry, call in, scream, holler, gripe, call up, blackguard, call off, squawk, foretell, weep, exclaim, send for, outcry, address, visit, shout, beef, name, waul, hollo, call, bitch, bid, crab, ring, call out, cry out, holler out, telephone, anticipate

  4. squallverb

    blow in a squall

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

    cry, shout out, holler, yell, scream, hollo, shout, waul, call, wawl

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. squallverb

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

  2. squallnoun

    cry, bawl, yell, scream, outcry

  3. squallnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "squall":

    grain, grains

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  1. 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.

  2. Raleigh Murphy:

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

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