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Meaning of snort, snarl and growl



 
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Meaning of snort, snarl and growl #1 (permalink) Tue Aug 01, 2006 10:05 am   Meaning of snort, snarl and growl
 

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ESL/EFL Test #62 "Bite, Bit, Bitten", question 2

He may seem very angry but don't worry his ......... is worse than his bite.

(a) bark
(b) growl
(c) snort
(d) snarl

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #62 "Bite, Bit, Bitten", answer 2

He may seem very angry but don't worry his bark is worse than his bite.

Correct answer: (a) bark
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what by mean snort, snarl and growl

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Meaning of snort, snarl and growl #2 (permalink) Tue Aug 01, 2006 10:12 am   Meaning of snort, snarl and growl
 

Hi,

Snort is a sniffing action ie through the nose or snout and is associated with the noise made by pigs.

Snarl is an angry sound made by dogs with teeth bared.

Growl is often used for dogs and is a deep menacing sound made with their mouth closed usual just before they bark.

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