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Adjective: squalling  skwo-ling
  1. Characterized by short periods of noisy commotion
    "a home life that has been extraordinarily squalling";
    - squally
Verb: squall  skwol
  1. Make high-pitched, whiney noises
    - waul, wawl
     
  2. Utter a sudden loud cry
    "she squalled with pain when the doctor inserted the needle";
    - shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo [non-standard]
     
  3. Blow in a squall
    "When it squalls, a prudent sailor reefs his sails"

See also: unquiet

Type of: blow, emit, howl, let loose, let out, roar, ululate, utter, wail, yaup, yawl

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