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synonyms for keens

  • complaining
  • dirge
  • elegy
  • grieving
  • jeremiad
  • keen
  • keening
  • moan
  • moaning
  • mourning
  • plaint
  • requiem
  • sob
  • sobbing
  • sorrow
  • tears
  • threnody
  • ululation
  • wail
  • wailing
  • weeping
  • bark
  • bay
  • bellow
  • blubber
  • clamor
  • groan
  • growl
  • hoot
  • keen
  • lament
  • moan
  • outcry
  • quest
  • roar
  • scream
  • shout
  • shriek
  • wail
  • whimper
  • whine
  • yell
  • yelp
  • yip
  • yowl
  • bawl
  • ululate
  • weep
  • elegy
  • hymn
  • chant
  • coronach
  • cry
  • jeremiad
  • keen
  • lament
  • march
  • monody
  • requiem
  • threnody
  • death march
  • death song
  • funeral song

antonyms for keens

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  • celebration
  • enjoyment
  • praise
  • quiet
  • silence
      • approve
      • be content
      • be happy
      • delight
      • please
      • praise
      • aid
      • assist
      • dislike
      • hate
      • help
      • relieve
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      How to use keens in a sentence

      The organ—well played by Mr. Henry P. Keens—is small; but, like the church itself, temporary.
      THE CHURCH INDEXWILLIAM PEPPERELL
      "Some might think so," replied Mrs. Keens, stopping her wringer to reflect a little.
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      Unlike Mrs. Davids, Mrs. Keens neither pitied herself nor would allow anybody else to do so.
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      The keeners may or may not be professional, and the keens are more often of a traditional than of an improvised description.
      ESSAYS IN THE STUDY OF FOLK-SONGS (1886)COUNTESS EVELYN MARTINENGO-CESARESCO
      The Albanian keens are not always versified; 376 they sometimes consist simply in the endless reiteration of a single phrase.
      ESSAYS IN THE STUDY OF FOLK-SONGS (1886)COUNTESS EVELYN MARTINENGO-CESARESCO
      We trusted to his judgment just like him and Mac would of trusted me to tell the taxi-driver where to go from Keens.
      BELIEVE YOU ME!NINA WILCOX PUTNAM
      Keens and I then went towards the Tower, and stepped into a gunsmiths shop, and stopped some time.
      THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 2/2CAMDEN PELHAM
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