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verb     peal pronunciation in British English
/piːl/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypeal
he/she/itpeals
present participlepealing
past tensepealed
past participlepealed
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive]Sound effect if a bell peals, or if someone peals it, it makes a loud sound
  2. 2
    [intransitive] literary to laugh or speak loudly and happily
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