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exclaim meaning and definition

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Definition of exclaim (verb)

  1. utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    • "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
    • synonyms: call out, cry, cry out, outcry, shout
  2. state or announce
    • "`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
    • synonyms: proclaim, promulgate
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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