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Utter a wail
“I was standing in the cold, bare hallway of a hospital, listening to my child wail and scream from behind a closed door.”
A prolonged high-pitched cry of pain, grief, or anger
“The captain threw back his head in a wail of anguish, jostling her body in his pain and frustration.”
An expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment
“… a transit fare increase that is sure to bring wails from the straphangers.”
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