snarled

Definitions

  • Snarl at Everybody They See 101
    Snarl at Everybody They See 101
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj snarled tangled in knots or snarls "a mass of knotted string","snarled thread"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Snarled twisted
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Quotations

  • George Meredith
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    “Jealousy is love bed of burning snarl.”

Usage

In literature:

The bear was within six feet of him, snarling like a fury.
"Left on Labrador" by Charles Asbury Stephens
I jeered and snarled at myself, at Betty, at her prophecy, at the Vicar's credulity.
"Simon Dale" by Anthony Hope
He snarled out something angrily and came to himself in sitting posture.
"Lords of the North" by A. C. Laut
Finally I snarled at myself for being an imbecile, and left.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
It was the raucous snarl of William Bacon, known far and wide as a terrible antagonist, a man who had never been whipped.
"Prairie Folks" by Hamlin Garland
The machine seemed to fill the world with its snarling boom, which became a deafening yell when the cylinder ran empty for a moment.
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
One of the animals snarled a warning at being disturbed.
"Storm Over Warlock" by Andre Norton
For an instant it hung, snarling, and then laughed that wild laugh.
"Wandl the Invader" by Raymond King Cummings
Barking and snarling, bidding defiance to their fellows in the camp of the enemy, the animals rushed on.
"The Young Treasure Hunter" by Frank V. Webster
Mr. McMillan has four lions in a cage, but they snarled so savagely that we hastened away to look for lions elsewhere.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
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In poetry:

The town's unchanged
Since child I trod it;
The wind sends hither
The snarling sea-hounds.
"Bergliot" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
Each snarling lash of the stormy sea
Curled like a hungry tongue.
One desperate splash--and no use to me
The noose that swung!
"Rescue" by Jean Starr Untermeyer
Hunger, misery, strife and pain,
Hoping, knowing hopes were in vain,
Striving snarling, trusting to
The brute in us to see us through.
"God! How I've Wearied For The Spring" by Joseph Corrie
Oft rebuffed by “super’s” snarling,
When I asked him for a “show”,
On that long tramp to the Darling
In the days of long ago;
"To a Pair of Blucher Boots" by Henry Lawson
For she saw his forehead bending
O'er the snarling dogs at strife
At the wedding-feast of greeting;
And at dusk unto him wending,
"Come," she said, "let this our meeting
Pledge my soul to thee for life."
"Preface To Diarmid's Story" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
He was old and grey and weary, death and he were long at grips,
Evil whispers hissed behind him, German to the finger-tips,
War's wild fury snarled about him, so he gently stepped aside,
Loving us and loving Germans, heavy-hearted, and he died.
"Kretschmann" by John Le Gay Brereton

In news:

Half a century of anything is usually a milestone people take pride in — unless you're Trace Adkins and you're about to reach your 50th birthday, in which case it's an occasion worth snarling at.
Voting snarls trouble Belle Haven.
Tropical Storm Beryl could snarl holiday traffic.
Two wrecks snarl traffic on I-24, I-75.
Two crashes on I-70 Friday morning in Denver have snarled traffic in the area and injuries are reported in one of the collisions.
Traffic crossing into Canada is experiencing a two-hour backup on the Ambassador Bridge and snarls into Sarnia, as Canadian bridge workers protest an order to wear name tags at work.
A car fire at the east end of the Caldecott Tunnel has snarled eastbound traffic and slowed the westbound commute.
Paducah Interstate 24 Holiday Shopping Snarls.
Truck hits Cadillac , injuring 3 and snarling I-69.
Sure enough, Elmer approached me with his usual snarl.
Sandy despite continuing power outages, a snarled transportation system and the shock of floods and fire.
Cleveland progresses on solution for Highland Avenue traffic snarls.
If you have naturally curly strands that tangle or snarl when wet, then RUN (don't walk.
I mean, he looked like him and sounded like him, but where was the snarling bulldog of past debates .
President Obama will be snarling traffic during the evening rush Monday on his way to yet another exclusive New York fundraiser.
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In science:

Michael was not amused. “I’d advise you not to say that at Princeton,” he snarled.
My Life with Fisher
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