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scowl

scowl

 
 
pronunciation:
skaUl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: scowled, scowling, scowls
definition: to make an angry frown.
He scowled at his son, who was being mean to the puppy.
synonyms:
frown
similar words:
glare, grimace, pout
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an act or instance of frowning in an angry way.
Seeing Mom's scowl, I knew right away I'd done something wrong.
synonyms:
frown
derivation: scowlingly (adv.)
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  anger, emotion, hate