Thesaurus / keening

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Only the bitter wind existed here, as always it had, keening along glittering ice surfaces, sporting with the snow.

The Sphere of SleepChester S. Geier

Then the whole company of the Fianna that were there gave three great heavy shouts, keening for Diarmuid.

Gods and Fighting MenLady I. A. Gregory

The spinning egg began to drop at once, but he let out a long, keening cry, adding a slight flip of his other arm.

The Sky Is FallingLester del Rey

To the left, miles down a long purple slope, was a little ribbon of mist, where moved the keening Rio Grande.

Ted was left alone with the keening breeze, the murmuring trees and the Mahela.

Double ChallengeJames Arthur Kjelgaard

She is opening her letters and "keening" softly as she rocks in her chair.

Thus the Irish practice of keening is becoming less and less general.

Essays in the Study of Folk-Songs (1886)Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco

A high, keening cry came suddenly from the slopes above us, and she raised on her toes as if to spring away.

The women are keening softly and swaying themselves with a slow movement.

It rose and fell, rose and fell, then died away like the keening of a lost soul.

The End of TimeWallace West

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