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Synonyms for purr

a low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat

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make a soft swishing sound

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indicate pleasure by purring

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British Prime Minister David Cameron would reportedly apologise to Queen Elizabeth for saying that she "purred" at Scottish No Vote.
When he sat on E's lap, he purred differently, a slow, lion-like purr.
turtle of a car that purred across the Kansas prairie
"I knew my cat purred loudly and I suggested a purring competition to raise money and awareness," Ruth said.
In fact, the babblers that purred and fluttered a lot were the most likely to lose weight by the time chicks fledged.
With recipes organized regionally and ranging from side dishes like Baingan Bharta (Purred Roasted Eggplant with Onions, Tomatoes and Spices); to fancy breads such as Naan (Flat Bread made with Leavened Dough); to gourmet quality entrees including Marzwangan Korma (Lamb Cooked in Red Pepper and Tamarind Sauce), Ajanta: Regional Feasts Of India would make an elegant, sophisticated, and enduringly popular addition to both personal and community library kitchen cookbook collections.