Definitions for exclaimɪkˈskleɪm
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exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout(verb)
utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
"`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
proclaim, exclaim, promulgate(verb)
state or announce
"`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
Exclamation; outcry, clamor.
To cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion.
Origin: From exclamer, from exclamare, from ex- + clamare.
to cry out from earnestness or passion; to utter with vehemence; to call out or declare loudly; to protest vehemently; to vociferate; to shout; as, to exclaim against oppression with wonder or astonishment; "The field is won!" he exclaimed
Origin: [L. exclamare, exclamatum; ex + clamare to cry out; cf. OF. exclamer. See Clam.]
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