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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

References in periodicals archive ?
The film's concept is hardly original any more having inspired more recent releases like Breakdown, Dead End and Cry Wolf.
Cornwall's Kneehigh Theatre Company burst on to the Warwick Arts Centre stage with Cry Wolf, and meld music with physical theatre in the tradition of Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca's 1920s travelling company.
Cry Wolf, Newcastle Playhouse, until Saturday - This has to be one of the funniest, daftest, slickest shows of the year.
Fortunately, bringing with them the irrepressible Kneehigh Theatre and the infectiously funky music of the Baghdaddies, with their latest production, Cry Wolf.
Equally, workers must acknowledge they also have a responsibility not to place themselves in potentially stressful situations, or cry wolf at the first opportunity.
AUTUMN SEASON: Hobson's Choice (left), Vincent in Brixton (above left) and Cry Wolf (above)
In contrast, the Beeb's new offering, Cry Wolf, missed the mark.
He is perhaps best known for his work in feature films, which include Presumed Innocent, Best Seller, Twice in a Lifetime, F/X, Cocoon, Silverado, Gorky Park, First Blood, Never Cry Wolf, and Peter Greenaway's Belly of an Architect.