"squalls" in the noun sense
sudden violent winds often accompanied by precipitation
"squalls" in the verb sense
1. squall, waul, wawl
make high-pitched, whiney noises
2. shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall
utter a sudden loud cry
"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"
"I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
blow in a squall
"When it squalls, a prudent sailor reefs his sails"
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