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squawk

verb [I]  /skwɔk/ us  
to make a loud, unpleasant cry: Sea gulls squawked overhead. infml Someone who squawks about something complains about it in a way that gets attention: Employers have begun to squawk because of rising health insurance costs.
squawk
noun [C]  /skwɔk/ us  
The owl flew off with a squawk.
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