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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of bleat.

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Examples

  • The newly-awakened sheep bleated from the hills, and the umbrageous herbage, dropping dew, seemed glittering with a thousand fairy gems.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • Happy Belated I was about to type in 'bleated' which actually would suit for the daughter of a goat judge, wouldn't it?

    Once in a Blue Moon

  • Reality: "My, ain't you a big fat pain in the butt?" bleated Agnes, her grating, honking baritone having its intended effect upon my nervous system.

    John Shore: Liar, Liar, Pants On Fire

  • The shooter stayed with the scene until the van siren bleated out a warning to move the crowd, then turned down a street access ramp and sped away.

    Shore Thing

  • Drops bleated the sidewalk and made a sound I'd heard before, but wasn't sure where.

    Frank Meets Francine

  • The harmful radiation from his cell phone bleated right up against his brain, whose own neural waves met the harmful rays at the entrance to his skull like the Sharks meeting the Jets, or the Bloods meeting the Kryps, or Freddy meeting Jason, or Oasis meeting anyone.

    Marc Philippe Eskenazi: Eavesdropping on New York Cell Phone Conversations

  • He bleated in fear while mama kept trying to bump us out of the way so she could get to him.

    Mercy Kill

  • The harmful radiation from his cell phone bleated right up against his brain, whose own neural waves met the harmful rays at the entrance to his skull like the Sharks meeting the Jets, or the Bloods meeting the Kryps, or Freddy meeting Jason, or Oasis meeting anyone.

    Marc Philippe Eskenazi: Eavesdropping on New York Cell Phone Conversations

  • When he refused to ease down his pace and bleated about freedom of contract, independent Americanism, and the dignity of toil, they proceeded to spoil his pace-making ability.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • The harmful radiation from his cell phone bleated right up against his brain, whose own neural waves met the harmful rays at the entrance to his skull like the Sharks meeting the Jets, or the Bloods meeting the Kryps, or Freddy meeting Jason, or Oasis meeting anyone.

    Marc Philippe Eskenazi: Eavesdropping on New York Cell Phone Conversations

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