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Related to GRUNTS: roars, chatters
GRUNTSPopular Slang for Infantry
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Above the noise of the water, as it swirled round the elephant's legs, Little Toomai could hear more splashing and some trumpeting both upstream and down--great grunts and angry snortings, and all the mist about him seemed to be full of rolling, wavy shadows.
He knew their many noises that were as grunts and slubbers.
During the process they uttered comfortable little grunts, very much in the same manner as two pigs do, when rubbing against each other.
His only answers are grunts and shrugs of the shoulders.
He had answered with grunts the Press-agent's kindly attempts at conversation, and the latter Had withdrawn to seek a more congenial audience.
He departed abruptly, with a jump, go ing through the performance of grunts, hand shakes, bow, as if in a panic.
Mr Verloc, established in the corner of the sofa at the other end of the room, emitted two hearty grunts of assent.
Two more started mouthing what seemed to Jukes fierce denunciations; the others stirred with grunts and growls.
Sometimes, indeed, you may see his small eye twinkling on a slaughtered friend, whose carcase garnishes a butcher's door-post, but he grunts out 'Such is life: all flesh is pork
He looked me all over, as if he had been going to buy me; and then straightening himself up with a grunt, he said, "He's the right sort for you, Jerry; I don't care what you gave for him, he'll be worth it.
It was not an unfriendly grunt, but it was a grunt.
And then the crocodile would grunt up at them from the black mud of the river,