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  • n  a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
  • n  a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
    a cry of rage
  • n  a slogan used to rally support for a cause
    a cry to arms
  • n  a fit of weeping
    had a good cry
  • n  the characteristic utterance of an animal
  • v  utter a sudden loud cry
  • v  shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
  • v  utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
  • v  proclaim or announce in public
    before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news
  • v  demand immediate action
    This situation is crying for attention
  • v  utter a characteristic sound
    The cat was crying
  • v  bring into a particular state by crying

  • The movie is a cry of national shame; for De Palma, it's a new badge of honor for a wily old vet.
  • And the only memorable sound bite of the whole affair came from right-wing telepundit Ann Coulter, whose idea of an ideological rallying cry was to declare Democratic hopeful John .
  • Who is crying? What lamenting sounds so sadly through the night?They are orphan children crying, bowed beneath their master's.
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  • Diego Maradona in Big Apple Soccer
    To see Messi cry in the locker room, whoever says that he doesn't feel pride for his shirt is stupid,Argentina coach Diego Maradona said.
  • Avi Arad in The Associated Press
    In the Spider-Man tradition, we were looking for a smart, sensitive, and cool new Peter Parker who can inspire us and make us laugh, cry, and cheer,said Avi Arad, one of the producers on the "Spider-Man" franchise. "We believe we have...
  • Joanna Lumley in
    My friends of Nepal, I am your family coming to Nepal for the first time. I want to thank you so much. I want to say in the time-honoured cry, 'Ayo Gurkhali!'Lumley told the crowd from the top of her car, reciting the soldiers' traditional...

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