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vociferation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Vociferation  \Vo*cif`er*a"tion\,  n.  [L.  vociferatio:  cf  F. 
  vocif['e]ration.] 
  The  act  of  vociferating;  violent  outcry;  vehement  utterance 
  of  the  voice. 
 
  Violent  gesture  and  vociferation  naturally  shake  the 
  hearts  of  the  ignorant.  --Spectator. 
 
  Plaintive  strains  succeeding  the  vociferations  of 
  emotion  or  of  pain.  --Byron. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  vociferation 
  n  :  a  loud  utterance;  often  in  protest  or  opposition;  "the 
  speaker  was  interrupted  by  loud  cries  from  the  rear  of 
  the  audience"  [syn:  {cry},  {outcry},  {call},  {yell},  {shout}] 




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