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Definition 1: something twisted and tight and swollen - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where gnarl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • their muscles stood out in knots
  • the old man's fists were two great gnarls
  • his stomach was in knots

Synonyms for gnarl in the sense of this definition

(gnarl is a kind of ...) a shape resulting from distortion

Definition 2: make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath - [verb of communication]

Samples where gnarl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she grumbles when she feels overworked

Synonyms for gnarl in the sense of this definition

(gnarl is a kind of ...) express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

"My mother complains all day" "She has a lot to kick about"

Definition 3: twist into a state of deformity - [verb of contact]

Samples where gnarl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The wind has gnarled this old tree

(gnarl is a kind of ...) cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

"bend the rod" "twist the dough into a braid" "the strong man could turn an iron bar"

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