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bark, flare, flash, growl, grumble, grunt, lash out, retort, snarl, snort.
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deathlike
Definition:
having the physical appearance of death; " a deathly pallor"

Synonyms:

adjective
all
deathlike, deathly.
cadaverous
exsanguinous, peaky, skin and bones, bag of bones, skeletonlike.
deathly
cadaverous, deadly, gaunt, ghastly, ghostlike, ghostly, corpselike, Defunctive.
funereal
funereal, dirgelike.
ghostly
ghostly, holy, scary, scarier, apparitional, deadly, eidolic, vampiric, wraithy.
noun
deathlike
dead, deathly.
Examples of usage:
  1. In a few minutes he was fast asleep- sleeping with such heavy deathlike soundness, that the policeman passing him on his beat, after one or two vain attempts to rouse him, was seized with a rare compassion, and suffered the weary outcast to slumber on. – What Will He Do With It, Book 10. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. Even old Tabus had probably put out the fire and gone to sleep, for deathlike silence and deep darkness surrounded it. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. When Tony sings, he throws his head back and closes his eyes, so that, but for the motions of his mouth, he looks asleep, even deathlike, and is, in fact, withdrawn into himself. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  4. Isn't it damp and deathlike? – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  5. The whole powers of the nation were so engrossed in this passionate struggle, that it sank into a state of extreme exhaustion: the political concentration of Germany was delayed for centuries; most fearful civil wars were followed by a deathlike lassitude; German was divided from German, and a deep chasm was formed between the new and the middle ages. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag

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