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What is another word for wail?

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To cry or howl out loud, typically in agony or sorrow
“I was standing in the cold, bare hallway of a hospital, listening to my child wail and scream from behind a closed door.”
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To cry or shed tears from sadness
“The people wail in sadness, they cry for justice every day.”
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To complain or grumble about something
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“I picked him up, got him back to his hotel, and spent the night sobering him up and listening to him wail about his life.”
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To feel intense sorrow or anguish
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To emit or cause to emit sound
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A prolonged high-pitched cry, especially of pain, grief, or anger
“Then arose a cry, a loud wail of pity, and it came from the women, young and old.”
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An act of crying or lamentation
“What is best in life? To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the wail of their women.”
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A complaint or expression of grievance
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“His unforgettable face and semi-devotional eyes grew sad, while he tried to mutter his wail about the besmeared old house.”
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A loud and typically discordant noise or sound
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A long speech or prose work that bitterly laments the state of society and its morals, and often contains a prophecy of its coming downfall
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