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exclaim

[ ik-skleym ]SEE DEFINITION OF exclaim

Synonyms for exclaim

  • assert
  • blurt
  • call out
  • proclaim
  • shout
  • utter
  • yell
  • bellow
  • call
  • cry
  • declare
  • ejaculate
  • emit
  • figure
  • holler
  • roar
  • state
  • vociferate
  • yawp
  • burst out
  • call aloud
  • cry out
  • rend the air
  • say loudly
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Antonyms for exclaim

  • conceal
  • hide
  • refrain
  • be quiet
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXCLAIM

As they grasp the hands held out to them they exclaim, "God bless you!"

I 'll tell you experiences of mine, and you 'll exclaim at every step, 'How could that be?'

As soon as you see him, you must give a shout of surprise, exclaim, 'My dear uncle!'

Surprise made Jaffir exclaim, but he wasn't prepared to deny that.

Overcoming a nervous contraction of the windpipe, I had managed to exclaim "Captain Falk!"

Before I could exclaim, he assured me that he had taken no liberty, that he had not intruded.

That woman used to exclaim at her resemblance to Marie Antoinette.

Here they will exclaim perchance, 'What have you to do with a mythical god?'

The only reply I got was a touch on the calf which made me exclaim “Oh!”

At their conclusion he used to exclaim, "Now for an English ballad!"

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, back-formation from exclamation or else from Middle French exclamer (16c.), from Latin exclamare "cry out loud," from ex- intensive prefix "out" (see ex-) + clamare "cry, shout, call" (see claim (v.)). Spelling influenced by claim. Related: Exclaimed; exclaiming.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXCLAIM

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  • address
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  • ask
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  • cite
  • discuss
  • engage
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  • foretell
  • hint
  • imply
  • request
  • reserve
  • show
  • speak
  • stipulate
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