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synonyms for cries

  • howl
  • lament
  • sob
  • bawl
  • bawling
  • blubber
  • blubbering
  • howling
  • keening
  • lamentation
  • mourning
  • snivel
  • sobbing
  • tears
  • wailing
  • weep
  • whimpering
  • yowl
  • shedding tears
  • the blues
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How to use cries in a sentence

Bells were pealing and tolling in all directions, and the air was filled with the sound of distant shouts and cries.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
She waved a dissenting hand, and went on, paying no further heed to their renewed cries which sought to detain her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
There I was, practically tête-à-tête with the man; the noise of the crowd drowned my cries and remonstrances.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Then our people were sure they were captured, and there was nothing but cries and confusion.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Dressed in full uniform, amid cries of "Long live our King Joachim," the unfortunate man landed with twenty-six followers.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Pearson was loading his gun as fast as possible, when he heard a loud shout, and cries of “Look out!”
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
No human ear heard her cries for help, no pitying voice soothed her last agonies.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The poor marble statue at his feet can no longer respond to the cries of her famishing child.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Human and animal cries blended in one piteous appeal for mercy.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
He heard again the cries from the summer kitchen as the mother administered punishment for the same.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
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