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grunt

verb [I] uk   /ɡrʌnt/ us  
(of a pig) to make a low, rough noise: The pigs were grunting contentedly as they ate their food. (of a person) to make a short, low sound instead of speaking, usually because of anger or pain: He hauled himself over the wall, grunting with the effort. [+ speech] "Too tired," he grunted and sat down.
grunt
noun [C] uk   us  
Loud grunts were coming from the pig sty.
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