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The 'sneer' groupThese verbs indicate the feeling expressed or felt by the person speaking, for example anger, enthusiasm, surprise, scorn, or unhappiness. Many of these verbs also indicate the way that something is said, to some extent.
Most of these verbs are usually used in fiction rather than in journalism or conversation.
crow enthuse explode expostulate exult froth fume groan gush huff jeer jibe lament moan mock rage rant rave rhapsodize scoff snap snarl sneer spit storm whimper spit out
'This is great!' enthused Francis.
'It's monstrous!' Jackie fumed. 'I've got a good mind to - '
'Takes some of the heat off you, doesn't it?' he sneered.
'Take him to the checkpoint!' Bykov spat out.