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Vocabulary Word

Word: exclaim

Definition: cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory


Sentences Containing 'exclaim'

But the man continuing to exclaim,``Down, Evremonde!''
Or, when looking at the drawing of a beautiful woman, we are softened by its charm and feel in ourselves something of its sweetness as we exclaim,``How beautiful.''
exclaim a million Irishmen starting up from all the shanties in the land,``is not this railroad which we have built a good thing?''
Looking round upon the trees he would exclaim``By George!
He would sometimes exclaim,``How I love to talk!
Edmond could only clasp his hands and exclaim,``Oh, my friend, my friend, speak not thus!''
At one time he thought he was saved, for he heard the brigadier exclaim in a loud voice, to the two gendarmes,``He is not here!''
It was then he heard a voice exclaim``Valentine is dead!''
In the midst of this tumult the voice of the president was heard to exclaim,``Are you playing with justice, accused, and do you dare set your fellow citizens an example of disorder which even in these times has never been equalled?''
But he that preferreth before all things his rational part and spirit, and the sacred mysteries of virtue which issueth from it, he shall never lament and exclaim, never sigh; he shall never want either solitude or company: and which is chiefest of all, he shall live without either desire or fear.
Free from all compulsion in all cheerfulness and alacrity thou mayst run out thy time, though men should exclaim against thee never so much, and the wild beasts should pull in sunder the poor members of thy pampered mass of flesh.
Many will exclaim that these several causes are amply sufficient to neutralise the power of natural selection.
I fell upon my knees before the sofa, caressing her, and imploring her not to rend my heart; but, for some time, poor little Dora did nothing but exclaim Oh dear!
I replied with such an expressive look, that Mr. Chillip was emboldened by that, and the negus together, to give his head several short shakes, and thoughtfully exclaim, 'Ah, dear me!

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