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squall

noun [C] uk   /skwɔːl/ us    /skwɑːl/

squall noun [C] (STRONG WIND)

a sudden strong wind or short storm: Violent squalls signalled the approach of the hurricane.

squall noun [C] (SHOUT)

a loud, sharp noise
squally
adjective uk   /ˈskwɔː.li/ us    /ˈskwɑː-/

squall

verb [I] uk   /skwɔːl/ us    /skwɑːl/
(especially of a baby) to make a loud, sharp noise
(Definition of squall from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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