Usage examples for snarls

  1. Although the flames burnt up brightly, the wolves did not appear to be scared by them, but continued as before tearing the carcase to pieces, presenting a surging mass of heads, tails, and bodies twisting and turning and struggling together, while they kept up an incessant chorus of snarls and yelps. – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. Self- interest; Envy, that snarls at all above it, without even the beast's courage to bite; Folly, that knows not the substance of Freedom, but loves the glitter of its name; Fear, that falters; Crime, that seeks in licentiousness an excuse; Disappointment, only craving occasion to rail; Hatred; Sourness, boasting of zeal, but only venting the blackness of rancour and evil passion,- all these make our adherents, and give our foes the handle and the privilege to scorn and to despise. – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. Undaunted by their snarls the crickets flew over the draw- bridge, and finding a way into the castle through the close- barred windows, swarmed round the Sorcerer's head. – The Fairies and the Christmas Child by Lilian Gask