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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

More than one loud sound with the voice; Loud sounds expressing strong emotions such as pain, fear, or pleasure.

Usage examples (40)
  • It's a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds' cries.
  • He had heard some of the cries as the thing grew human, —cries like those that disturbed you so.
  • There were cries from the crowd of, Go to him, Cherokee!
  • The voice of Abel's blood cries from the earth, Gen. ix. for more
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