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 for squall
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Squall \Squall\ (skw[add]l), n. [Cf. Sw. sqval an impetuous
     running of water, sqvalregn a violent shower of rain, sqvala
     to stream, to gush.]
     A sudden and violent gust of wind often attended with rain or
     [1913 Webster]
           The gray skirts of a lifting squall.     --Tennyson.
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     Black squall, a squall attended with dark, heavy clouds.
     Thick squall, a black squall accompanied by rain, hail,
        sleet, or snow. --Totten.
     White squall, a squall which comes unexpectedly, without
        being marked in its approach by the clouds. --Totten.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Squall \Squall\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Squalled (skw[add]ld); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Squalling.] [Icel. skvala. Cf. Squeal.]
     To cry out; to scream or cry violently, as a woman
     frightened, or a child in anger or distress; as, the infant
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Squall \Squall\, n.
     A loud scream; a harsh cry.
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           There oft are heard the notes of infant woe, 
           The short, thick sob, loud scream, and shriller squall.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation
      v 1: make high-pitched, whiney noises [syn: squall, waul,
      2: 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" [syn: shout, shout out, cry,
         call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall]
      3: blow in a squall; "When it squalls, a prudent sailor reefs
         his sails"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  172 Moby Thesaurus words for "squall":
     altercation, bark, battle cry, bawl, bay, beef, bell, bellow,
     bickering, black squall, blare, blast, blat, blate, bleat,
     blizzard, blow, blow a hurricane, blow great guns, blow over,
     blow up, blubber, bluster, boom, brawl, bray, breathe, breeze,
     breeze up, brew, buzz, cackle, call, caterwaul, caw, chant, cheer,
     chirp, come up, coo, croak, crow, cry, cry out, cyclone,
     dirty weather, dispute, drawl, equinoctial, exclaim, falling-out,
     feud, fight, flute, foul weather, freshen, gale, gasp, gather,
     give tongue, give voice, groan, growl, grunt, hail, half a gale,
     halloo, hassle, heavy blow, hiss, holler, hollo, hoot, howl, huff,
     hurrah, hurricane, ill wind, keen, lilt, line squall, line storm,
     low, make an outcry, meow, mew, mewl, miaow, moan, moo, mumble,
     murmur, mutter, neigh, nicker, pant, pipe, pipe up, puff, pule,
     rage, rainstorm, rallying cry, roar, rough weather, rumble, screak,
     scream, screech, set in, shout, shriek, sibilate, sigh, sing, snap,
     snarl, snort, snowstorm, sob, squall line, squawk, squeak, squeal,
     storm, storm wind, stormy weather, stormy winds, strong wind,
     tempest, tempestuous rage, tempestuous wind, thick squall, thunder,
     thundersquall, thunderstorm, tirade, tornado, troat,
     tropical cyclone, trumpet, twang, typhoon, ugly wind, ululate,
     violent blow, waft, wail, war cry, war whoop, warble, whicker,
     whiff, whiffle, whine, whinny, whisper, white squall, whole gale,
     whoop, williwaw, wind-shift line, windstorm, yammer, yap, yawl,
     yawp, yell, yelp, yip, yo-ho, yowl

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