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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of caterwaul.


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  • And as the caterwauls of the dying floated from flood waters in Nowshera, Mr. Zardari sipped tea with British Prime Minister David Cameron at the Chequers country retreat in Buckinghamshire.

    Michael Hughes: Calling Pakistan's Floods 'Zardari's Katrina' is an Insult to George W. Bush

  • On the other hand, amidst all the caterwauls and chuckles, the news media lost track of the confines of the original study.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • The entrance hall was alive with the recorded gibbers, chitters, squawks, and caterwauls of the animal kingdom.


  • One of my favorite scenes in the film is the moment in the last shots when Steve Buscemi - now turned wedding singer - caterwauls “True” by Spandau Ballet.

    J.D.’s Top 10 Favorite Romantic Comedies » Scene-Stealers

  • S.ccessive U.S. Presidents, when push came to shove, have defended the right to make this choice freely and ignored Russian caterwauls.

    Obama and Putin's Russia

  • A soulful, progressive, widely dynamic and explosive singer prone to sudden Sufi singer Nusrat Ali Khan-like caterwauls, Markel has been compared by the press to some of the greatest singers of our time including Bono, Jeff

    Gregory Markel Performs Live at The Cat Club November 3rd 8 p.m.

  • I am suprised I can even understand your words, the way your wet lips wrench syllables into gargoyles twisting ideas into caterwauls explosive in close proximity and yet I listen helplessly haplessly struck by the odd cadence the almost-familar slurring

    notes from the peanut gallery

  • The baby caterwauls so loudly I can hardly hear them.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • The troops responded with resounding screeches and caterwauls.

    Flint, the King

  • Cats do not copulate with a rearward presentment on the part of the female, but the male stands erect and the female puts herself underneath him; and, by the way, the female cat is peculiarly lecherous, and wheedles the male on to sexual commerce, and caterwauls during the operation.

    The History of Animals


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