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exclaim


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exclaim  \Ex*claim"\,  n. 
  Outcry;  clamor.  [Archaic] 
 
  Cursing  cries  and  deep  exclaims.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exclaim  \Ex*claim"\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Exclaimed};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Exclaiming}.]  [L.  exclamare  exclamatum  ex  + 
  clamare  to  cry  out  cf  OF  exclamer.  See  {Clam}.] 
  To  cry  out  from  earnestness  or  passion;  to  utter  with 
  vehemence;  to  call  out  or  declare  loudly;  to  protest 
  vehemently;  to  vociferate;  to  shout;  as  to  exclaim  against 
  oppression  with  wonder  or  astonishment;  ``The  field  is  won!'' 
  he  exclaimed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exclaim 
  v  1:  utter  aloud;  often  with  surprise,  horror,  or  joy;  "I  won!" 
  he  exlaimed  [syn:  {cry},  {cry  out},  {outcry},  {call  out}, 
  {shout}] 
  2:  state  or  announce;  "I  am  not  a  Communist,"  he  exclaimed; 
  "The  King  will  proclaim  an  amnesty"  [syn:  {proclaim},  {promulgate}] 




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