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gnarl 1

 (närl)
intr.v. gnarled, gnarl·ing, gnarls
To snarl; growl.

[ Frequentative of gnar.]

gnarl 2

 (närl)
n.
A protruding knot on a tree.
tr.v. gnarled, gnarl·ing, gnarls
To make knotted; twist.

[Back-formation from gnarled.]

gnarl

(nɑːl)
n
(Botany) any knotty protuberance or swelling on a tree
vb
(tr) to knot or cause to knot
[C19: back formation from gnarled, probably variant of knurled; see knurl]

gnarl

(nɑːl) or

gnar

vb
(intr) obsolete to growl or snarl
[C16: of imitative origin]

gnarl1

(nɑrl)
n.
1. a knotty protuberance on a tree; knot.
v.t.
2. to twist into a knotted or distorted form.
[1805–15]

gnarl2

(nɑrl)
v.i.
to growl; snarl.
[1585–95; alter. of gnar]

gnarl


Past participle: gnarled
Gerund: gnarling

Imperative
gnarl
gnarl
Present
I gnarl
you gnarl
he/she/it gnarls
we gnarl
you gnarl
they gnarl
Preterite
I gnarled
you gnarled
he/she/it gnarled
we gnarled
you gnarled
they gnarled
Present Continuous
I am gnarling
you are gnarling
he/she/it is gnarling
we are gnarling
you are gnarling
they are gnarling
Present Perfect
I have gnarled
you have gnarled
he/she/it has gnarled
we have gnarled
you have gnarled
they have gnarled
Past Continuous
I was gnarling
you were gnarling
he/she/it was gnarling
we were gnarling
you were gnarling
they were gnarling
Past Perfect
I had gnarled
you had gnarled
he/she/it had gnarled
we had gnarled
you had gnarled
they had gnarled
Future
I will gnarl
you will gnarl
he/she/it will gnarl
we will gnarl
you will gnarl
they will gnarl
Future Perfect
I will have gnarled
you will have gnarled
he/she/it will have gnarled
we will have gnarled
you will have gnarled
they will have gnarled
Future Continuous
I will be gnarling
you will be gnarling
he/she/it will be gnarling
we will be gnarling
you will be gnarling
they will be gnarling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gnarling
you have been gnarling
he/she/it has been gnarling
we have been gnarling
you have been gnarling
they have been gnarling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gnarling
you will have been gnarling
he/she/it will have been gnarling
we will have been gnarling
you will have been gnarling
they will have been gnarling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gnarling
you had been gnarling
he/she/it had been gnarling
we had been gnarling
you had been gnarling
they had been gnarling
Conditional
I would gnarl
you would gnarl
he/she/it would gnarl
we would gnarl
you would gnarl
they would gnarl
Past Conditional
I would have gnarled
you would have gnarled
he/she/it would have gnarled
we would have gnarled
you would have gnarled
they would have gnarled

gnarl


Past participle: gnarled
Gerund: gnarling

Imperative
gnarl
gnarl
Present
I gnarl
you gnarl
he/she/it gnarls
we gnarl
you gnarl
they gnarl
Preterite
I gnarled
you gnarled
he/she/it gnarled
we gnarled
you gnarled
they gnarled
Present Continuous
I am gnarling
you are gnarling
he/she/it is gnarling
we are gnarling
you are gnarling
they are gnarling
Present Perfect
I have gnarled
you have gnarled
he/she/it has gnarled
we have gnarled
you have gnarled
they have gnarled
Past Continuous
I was gnarling
you were gnarling
he/she/it was gnarling
we were gnarling
you were gnarling
they were gnarling
Past Perfect
I had gnarled
you had gnarled
he/she/it had gnarled
we had gnarled
you had gnarled
they had gnarled
Future
I will gnarl
you will gnarl
he/she/it will gnarl
we will gnarl
you will gnarl
they will gnarl
Future Perfect
I will have gnarled
you will have gnarled
he/she/it will have gnarled
we will have gnarled
you will have gnarled
they will have gnarled
Future Continuous
I will be gnarling
you will be gnarling
he/she/it will be gnarling
we will be gnarling
you will be gnarling
they will be gnarling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gnarling
you have been gnarling
he/she/it has been gnarling
we have been gnarling
you have been gnarling
they have been gnarling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gnarling
you will have been gnarling
he/she/it will have been gnarling
we will have been gnarling
you will have been gnarling
they will have been gnarling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gnarling
you had been gnarling
he/she/it had been gnarling
we had been gnarling
you had been gnarling
they had been gnarling
Conditional
I would gnarl
you would gnarl
he/she/it would gnarl
we would gnarl
you would gnarl
they would gnarl
Past Conditional
I would have gnarled
you would have gnarled
he/she/it would have gnarled
we would have gnarled
you would have gnarled
they would have gnarled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gnarl - something twisted and tight and swollengnarl - something twisted and tight and swollen; "their muscles stood out in knots"; "the old man's fists were two great gnarls"; "his stomach was in knots"
distorted shape, distortion - a shape resulting from distortion
Verb1.gnarl - twist into a state of deformity; "The wind has gnarled this old tree"
twist, bend, deform, flex, turn - cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
2.gnarl - make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath; "she grumbles when she feels overworked"
kvetch, plain, quetch, complain, sound off, kick - express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"
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