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Synonyms for cry

Synonyms for cry

to make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears

to speak suddenly or sharply, as from surprise or emotion

to speak or say very loudly or with a shout

to make known vigorously the positive features of (a product)

a sudden, sharp utterance

the act of demanding

a rallying term used by proponents of a cause

Synonyms for cry

a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)

a slogan used to rally support for a cause

a fit of weeping

proclaim or announce in public


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demand immediate action

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utter a characteristic sound

bring into a particular state by crying

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If I hadn't turned up and cried off sick nothing would have happened.
Plymouth's more experienced team had the edge in a friendly arranged to replace the scheduled Pontin's Combination match against Swansea City, who cried off because of an FA Youth Cup fixture.
Sheepdog handler Emlyn Roberts and his ducks also cried off ill, but organiser Joan Green said it had still been a successful event.
Earlier this month Murtagh was fined 2,000 euros by the Curragh stewards after he cried off rides in two Group races because he was unable to meet the required weight of 8st 11lb.
Guest was due to ride the eight-year-old, but cried off because of flu and his place was taken by amateur Larry McGrath.
Recalled against Arsenal after Hedman had cried off with a back injury, the 42-year-old goalkeeper excelled himself at Highbury and in the game with Liverpool at Highfield Road last weekend.
Cried off from training, claiming traffic problems from his Cannock home .
But they postponed their action after realising Manchester United's Chris Smalling had cried off England Under-21 duty.
Brooks' planned opponent cried off and, as the Ely boy had sold so many tickets, promoter Paul Boyce switched things around so that he met Liverpool-based Serb Doknic, originally due to face Barry cruiser Chris Harman.
In fact, my coach used to say if one of the group cried off sick or complained of feeling tired, take a rest or go train with the sprinters.
The Dragons boss received two early morning phone calls from captain Darren Ferguson, who reported that his wife had been rushed into hospital, while defender Andy Holt also cried off because his wife was expected to give birth to their second child at any time.
PLANS were launched yesterday for this year's Tartan Day celebrations in the USA - but Tourism Minister Mike Watson, pictured right, cried off with a sporting injury.
260-1 double when partnering Bevier - as deputy to Dane O'Neill, who was feeling unwell and cried off - to victory for trainer Trevor Wall and owner John Sprouston in the
Cardiff flyer Walker has been drafted in for Saturday's clash with England at Twickenham after Ieuan Evans cried off with a calf injury.
The youth team player was only brought in at the last minute when top scorer Roberts cried off with a virus.