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snarl

verb [I or T] uk   /snɑːl/ us    /snɑːrl/
(especially of dogs) to make a deep, rough sound while showing the teeth, usually in anger or (of people) to speak or say something angrily and forcefully: The dogs started to snarl at each other so I had to separate them. [+ speech] "Go to hell!", he snarled.

snarl

noun [C] uk   /snɑːl/ us    /snɑːrl/
a deep, rough sound, usually made in anger: The dog gave a low snarl so I quickly drew my hand back. "Take your hands off me!" she said with a snarl.
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