gruntle


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gruntle

(ˈɡrʌntəl)
vb (intr)
to grunt or groan

gruntle

- Can be used for swine, meaning "to make a little grunt."
See also related terms for swine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.gruntle - cause to be more favorably inclinedgruntle - cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
calm, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm down, quiet, quieten, lull - make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
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On still nights, the rhythmic gruntle and squeak of frogs carried across the water.
But I have had no gruntles left since discovering that they can't even afford spell-check over at Ms.