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synonyms for wailed

  • fuss
  • grieve
  • howl
  • moan
  • mourn
  • sob
  • weep
  • whimper
  • bawl
  • bay
  • bemoan
  • bewail
  • complain
  • deplore
  • jowl
  • keen
  • kick
  • lament
  • repine
  • squall
  • ululate
  • whine
  • carry on
  • cry the blues

antonyms for wailed

MOST RELEVANT
  • be happy
  • approve
  • compliment
  • gloat
  • praise
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How to use wailed in a sentence

As the music wailed its dying cadences into this fateful silence, Tom met her eyes across the room.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Amazed, forgetful of their discomfort, the girls listened while the throbbing, haunting melody wailed itself to a close.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
I never thought I could eat so much, wailed Janet, after a particularly hearty meal.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
"I—I don't want you to," wailed Genevieve, dabbing her eyes with her handkerchief.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
Strong men were crying out in agony; women wailed; there were tears on the most iron cheek.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
"No, it's just what I shouldn't like, but it's what I'm constantly afraid they will do," wailed the poor orphan.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
"My flute that cost me twenty-five pounds only a week since," he wailed dolefully.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
But Jack still wailed fretfully, and would not be comforted.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
Ramos wailed out the last syllable with lugubrious emphasis.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
But he wailed and howled in his shed in the backyard, and no doors could smother the distracting sound.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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