No 1. roar
a full, deep, prolonged cry uttered by a lion or other large wild animal.
① Jack heard a roar.
② The cat roared and spun around.Magic Tree HouseBook 1 and 6
No 2. mutter
say something in a low or barely audible voice, especially in dissatisfaction or irritation.
“Oh, brother,” Jack muttered.Magic Tree HouseBook 1
No 3. shriek
/ʃriːk/ utter a high-pitched piercing sound or words, especially as an expression of terror, pain, or excitement.
Then Jack heard Annie shriek.Magic Tree HouseBook 1
No 4. whoop
/wʊp/ a loud cry of joy or excitement.
Jack whooped and laughed.Magic Tree HouseBook 1
No 5. groan
/ɡrəʊn/ make a deep inarticulate sound conveying pain, despair, pleasure, etc.
Jack groaned.Magic Tree HouseBook 1
No 6. snort
/snɔːt/ an explosive sound made by the sudden forcing of breath through one’s nose, used to express indignation, derision, or incredulity.
Jack snorted. “He’s no dog, Annie.”Magic Tree HouseBook 1
No 7. grunt
/ɡrʌnt/ (of an animal, especially a pig) make a low, short guttural sound.
Jack grunted. But he wrote in this notebook: niceMagic Tree HouseBook 1
No 8. bellow
/ˈbɛləʊ/ (of a person or animal) emit a deep loud roar, typically in pain or anger.
① Jack heard another sound as well-a deep, bellowing sound, like a tuba.
② “Belts! Helmets! Shields!” someone bellowed.Magic Tree HouseBook 1
No 9. chomp
/tʃɒmp/ munch or chew noisily or vigorously.
The Tyrannosaurus was staring up at him and chomping the air.Magic Tree HouseBook 1
No 10. moan
make a long, low sound expressing physical or mental suffering or sexual pleasure.
① The wind began to moan.
② “Diiiinnnk” the ghost moaned.Magic Tree HouseBook 2 and A to Z Mysteries The Haunted Hotel
No 11. sputter
make a series of soft explosive or spitting sounds.
Squinty dropped the torch. It fell into a dirty puddle on the floor, sputtered, and went out.Magic Tree House Book 2
No 12. howl
make a howling sound.
[noun] a long, doleful cry uttered by an animal such as a dog or wolf.
① Annie fiercely pointed her light at Squinty, then at Mustache, and then at Red. Each howled and covered his face.
② As the twister roared and howled, Jack couldn’t think.Magic Tree House Book 2 and 23
No 13. chatter
(of a person’s teeth) click repeatedly together from cold or fear.
He was shivering all over. His teeth were chattering.Magic Tree House Book 2
No 14. bark
the sharp explosive cry of a dog, fox, or seal.
① The dog next door barked.
② “Arf! Arf!” Teddy barked, as if he agreed with Annie.Magic Tree House Book 2 and 17
No 15. chirp
(of a small bird or an insect) make a short, sharp, high-pitched sound.
Crickets were chirping.Magic Tree House Book 2
No 16. creak
(of an object or structure, typically a wooden one) make a harsh, high-pitched sound when being moved or when pressure or weight is applied.
When Jack got to the bridge, he started across. The wooden planks creaked under his feet.Magic Tree House Book 2
No 17. squeak
make a high-pitched sound or cry.
“Who art thou?” he asked angrily.
“Jack,” squeaked Jack.Magic Tree House Book 2
No 18. stammer
speak with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words.
“F-forget it,” stammered Jack.Magic Tree House Book3
No 19. squawk
(of a bird) make a loud, harsh noise.
“Too late!” the parrot squawked again.Magic Tree House Book4
No 20. screech
(of a person or animal) give a loud, harsh, piercing cry.
The monkey screeched even louder.Magic Tree House Book6
No 21. rustle
make a soft, muffled crackling sound like that caused by the movement of dry leaves or paper.
He pointed to leaves rustling on the ground.Magic Tree House Book6
No 22. crackle
make a rapid succession of short sharp noises.
① He heard a crackling sound. It sounded like a person walking over leaves.
② The only sound was wood crackling in the fire.Magic Tree House Book6 & A to Z MysteriesThe Ninth Nugget
No 23. yowl
make a loud wailing cry.
[noun] a loud wailing cry, especially one of pain or distress.
He heard a yowl in the distance.Magic Tree House Book7
The yowling turned into steady moaning.Magic Tree House Book19
No 24. growl
(of an animal, especially a dog) make a low guttural sound in the throat.
① The tiger growled.
② “Aghh, books,” growled Cap’n Bones.Magic Tree House Book7 & 4
No 25. snore
make a snorting or grunting sound while asleep.
“Wait,” shed said. “Someone’s sleeping back there. Hear him snoring?”Magic Tree House Book7
No 26. exclaim
cry out suddenly in surprise, strong emotion, or pain.
“I had a dream about Morgan!” exclaimed Annie.Magic Tree House Book9
No 27. twitter
(of a bird) give a call consisting of repeated light tremulous sounds.
The bird twittered and flew around Jack and Annie.Magic Tree House Book11
No 28. yelp
utter a yelp.
[noun] a short, sharp cry, especially of pain or alarm.
The hyenas yelped and scurried off.Magic Tree House Book11
No 29. whimper
make a series of low, feeble sounds expressive of fear, pain, or unhappiness.
① “Pa-pa…,” she whimpered.
② The cubs whimpered louder.Magic Tree House Book30 & 12
No 30. murmur
1. a low continuous background noise.
The crowd murmured with excitement and wonder.Magic Tree House Book16
2. a softly spoken or almost inaudible utterance.
“Certainly not!” said the centurion. “Females have no fighting skills!”
“You don’t know our aunt Sally,” murmured Annie.Magic Tree House Book16