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  • n  an abrupt excited utterance
    she gave an exclamation of delight
  • n  a loud complaint or protest or reproach
  • n  an exclamatory rhetorical device

  • Is Charlie Brown's "good grief!" an exclamation of fundamental Angst? Does Linus' blanket have a deep symbolic meaning? Such questions may sound like ways to take the fun.
  • The anarchy and commotion of the '60s were given voice in the exploding exclamation marks, riotous capital letters and Day-Glo italics of Tom Wolfe's spray-paint prose; and in .
  • Rather than a philosopher, he was a walking exclamation mark, a tight, craggy man with a halo of silvery hair and a jawbone that projected awesome willpower and a volcanic temper.
News & Articles

  • SPORTS: Florence softball and NBC baseball players win sectional titles
    Northern Burlington County Regional High School baseball and Florence Township Memorial Regional High School softball have put exclamation points on their incredible seasons.
    June 12, 2013 - The Register-News
  • Breaking Down Super Prospect Yasiel Puig's Full Swing Mechanics, Plate Approach
    It's incorrect to call him Yasiel Puig . Referring to the Los Angeles Dodgers rookie phenom requires full exclamation, like so: Yasiel Puig ! That's what happens when a 22-year-old top prospect out of Cuba makes his introduction to Major League Baseball the way that Yasiel Puig —sorry, Yasiel Puig !—has, hitting four homers and driving in 10 runs in his first five games. No surprise, then, that ...
    June 11, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Hakeem Nicks is in the building for Giants minicamp
    The Giants will have one of their starting wideouts with them today when they take the field for mandatory minicamp. Giants punter Steve Weatherford just tweeted out a photo of wide receiver Hakeem Nicks sitting in the locker room, providing visual confirmation (and using three exclamation marks to convey his glee). It makes sense that…
    June 11, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk

  • Alex Rodriguez in ESPN
    Definitely the exclamation point in his career was the two championships at the end, and I have tremendous faith that I will be a world champion,Rodriguez said. "What better place to do it than in New York?"
  • Olaf Kolzig in NBC 4.com
    Our backs were against the wall, but it didn't happen,Kolzig told the newspaper. "I said to myself: 'My time here in Washington has passed. They've chosen to go in a different direction, and this was the exclamation point on it.' "
  • Jim Douglas in International Herald Tribune
    The financial meltdown "puts an exclamation point on the challenges we're facing and every state is facing now," said Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas, a Republican seeking his fourth two-year term in office.

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