blate

Definitions of blate
  1. verb
    cry plaintively
    synonyms: baa, blat, bleat
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    type of:
    emit, let loose, let out, utter
    express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
  2. adjective
    disposed to avoid notice
    synonyms: bashful
    backward
    (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature
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