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exclaiming


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  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]: 
 
  exclaiming 
  n  :  an  abrupt  excited  utterance;  "she  gave  an  exclamation  of 
  delight";  "there  was  much  exclaiming  over  it"  [syn:  {exclamation}] 




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