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Synonyms for blubber

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Synonyms for blubber

to make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears

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Synonyms for blubber

an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals

Related Words

cry or whine with snuffling

Related Words

utter while crying

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References in classic literature ?
In good seasons, when blubber was plentiful, the light in the boat-shaped lamps would be two feet high--cheerful, oily, and yellow.
We have no reason to believe that they perform any sort of religious worship; though perhaps the muttering of the old man before he distributed the putrid blubber to his famished party, may be of this nature.
He has taken care not to blubber or sniffle, lest we should find out that he is crying.
And then, while I worked at building the hut, Maud tried out the oil from the blubber and kept a slow fire under the frames of meat.
It's WELL for you to set there and blubber like a baby -- it's fitten for you, after the way you've acted.