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Synonyms for purr

a low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat

Related Words

make a soft swishing sound

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indicate pleasure by purring

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Like cats they curve their backs, they purr inwardly with their approaching happiness,-- all good things laugh.
He was so large and effulgent that one hardly missed the sun, and his resounding purrs formed a pleasant accompaniment to the laughter and conversation which went on around Captain Jim's fireplace.
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He said the water shortage would be overcome when the Phase 3 project of Khan Purr Dam is concluded.
Murtagh added: "We've got a few horses entered that weekend and Dalkova and Purr Along are likely to run.
This then causes the vocal cords to separate, causing the purr when the cat breathes in and out.
Cats purr at the same speed as an idling diesel engine, roughly 26 cycles per second.
Visitors to The Pet Show at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, will have the opportunity to hear Smokey's amazing purr for themselves while she signs copies of her book with a special paw rubber stamp.
11 ( ANI ): A cat owned by a woman from UK, is in line to be crowned as the world's loudest feline after his purrs were measured at 100 decibels.
Cascades of fast, active muscle contractions give cats their purr.
Purr is inspired by Katy's favourite scents including fresh citrus, peach nectar and apple.
Mrs Adams said: "Guinness has very strict criteria and the college has been very helpful in supplying the specialist recording equipment needed to measure Smokey's purr and for arranging the official witnesses.
Elizabeth von Muggenthaler and colleagues at Fauna Communications believe that the vibrational frequencies in a cat's purr may explain why cats' bones heal so quickly and why so many domestic cats have survived falls from high-rise apartments.
New York City high school English teachers Mahoney and Purr speak to first-time teachers with their own narratives, cartoons, case studies, analyses of what happens in the classroom and the front office, and a healthy dose of reality in terms of what to do and not to do in that first crucial year.
Purr by Mary Ann Samyn, Western Michigan University, 2005, $14.