Cry out suddenly in surprise, strong emotion, or pain: [with direct speech]: ‘Well I never,’ she exclaimed she looked in the mirror, exclaiming in dismay at her appearance
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- Her feet stumbled on rocks, and she kept following, afraid but unable to scream for help or to exclaim in surprise.
- I wasn't screaming or shouting or exclaiming, just calmly saying the truth.
- Danielle suddenly exclaimed, hurrying to the window to look out again.
cry out, cry, declare, come out with, burst out with, blurt out, utter suddenly;
call, call out, shout, sing out, yell, shriek, scream, screech, roar, bellow
rare ejaculate, vociferate, ululate
Late 16th century: from French exclamer or Latin exclamare, from ex- 'out' + clamare 'to shout'.
Words that rhyme with exclaimacclaim, aflame, aim, became, blame, came, claim, dame, fame, flame, frame, game, lame, maim, misname, name, proclaim, same, shame, tame
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