1. a long loud emotional utterance
    their howling had no effect
    he gave a howl of pain
    howls of laughter
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  • Finally when the decorated bajra of the Lahiri family sails into view and the women begin their ululations, they notice that there is no responsive cheer from the bajra, when it is anchored no one rushes to the railings.
  • Then, as the acous - tics of the vast space allowed the ululations to rise through the eight heavily glyphed columns girdling Mudra's dance floor, sound was magically transmuted into music-an ear - piercing, pulse-pounding, adrenaline-rush type of thing, but still rife with melody, harmonies-plus, you could dance to it. Second Skin
  • Will no longer unable to pronounce the sound, and this time the window is ululation one, it is to watch the instructor calling the laborers were issued.
  • Simply the gentle tones of a flute, the plash of running water and the breathy ululations of the artist's own voice.
  • Individual players are encouraged to display their skills by the whistling and ululation of the spectators.
  • Why does Danny Elfman's music score erupt with Arabic-sounding ululations if not to make us think of the Middle East?
  • Saturday morning I awake predawn to the harsh amplified ululation of the first prayer call. Richard Bangs: Bahrain: Once Was Paradise
  • What we hear is Fouere using all her vocal skill to break up Beckett's unpunctuated phrases and intersperse them with cries and ululations.
  • The bloodcurdling ululation as the master of Loxley Hall tumbled from the roof of his stately pile was the dying falsetto of the rural gentry being ousted by bossyboots New Labour values. Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • Then the evil spirit must be driven out, and the medicine-man stretches his patient on the ground and scarifies him with the claws of eagles from head to heel, and while performing the scarification a group of men and women stand about, forming a chorus, and medicine-man and chorus perform a fugue in gloomy ululation, for these wicked spirits will depart only by incantations and scarifications. Sketch of the Mythology of the North American Indians First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1881, pages 17-56
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