Thesaurus / wailing
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Along with her wails, she’d repeat the same phrases, over and over — all part of a daily ritual that spanned some four hours, until a collection of voices told her they were satisfied.

The band sounded a wailing chord, and the whole audience broke into loud, heartrending weeping.

And instead of a wild lamentation, a wailing cry, there should be a solemn silence.

The Prophet EzekielArno C. Gaebelein

On this they all joined in a cry of wailing and Achilles led them in their lament.

Outside the wind was wailing like the damned, and the rain which had recommenced with new vigour, rattled noisily upon the panes.

Leaden cloud had veiled the peaks since early morning, and now the pines were wailing dolefully beneath a bitter breeze.

Delilah of the SnowsHarold Bindloss

Then Mr. Barry went, and there was weeping and wailing in the house in Bolsover Terrace.

Mr. Scarborough's FamilyAnthony Trollope

A woman in one of the windows screamed, a child in the crowd below lifted a wailing cry.

Then, at an unusually quiet lull the strange sound gradually arose to a wailing whine.

He tried to see where the wailing noise came from and pressed closer and closer to George as he played.

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