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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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In this essay I explain why arguers can expect crying foul to counter questionable tactics and to pressure opponents to repair or abandon the tactic.
The network claiming to be ``fair and balanced'' is crying foul and taking its fight against the A.
Small businesses have been especially hard-hit, but even large companies such as Costco Wholesale are crying foul.
But that didn't keep Janet fans from crying foul over the different treatment for the bustier ripper and the rippee.
But to be turned back onto the streets as soon as possible, many of these felons plea-bargained their cases down to misdemeanor confessions, and now these crooks are crying foul because of the lesser punishments for earlier crimes.
The developer and environmentalists were not the only ones crying foul on the revised environmental impact report.
BURBANK - A lawsuit stemming from the faulty landing of a Southwest Airlines jet last year at Burbank Airport has been transferred to federal court, a move that has plaintiffs' attorneys crying foul.
Santa's early arrival has traditionalists crying foul, even as some malls happily extend the shopping season to compete for families' holiday budget and accommodate parents.
PALMDALE - City officials are crying foul that the EPA has declared a stormwater retention basin a wetlands habitat for ducks, geese and other waterfowl.
With Mexican regional music making up an estimated 60 percent of all Latin music sales in the country, this sent Fonovisa and its supporters crying foul to a local newspaper.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE - Federal environmental officials want to tighten emission control standards for east Kern County to help resolve an air pollution problem in the neighboring San Joaquin Valley - a plan that has the Air Force and local politicians crying foul.
Republicans are crying foul as loud as they can, all for political advantage.
Nearby residents knew very well what they were doing when moving near an airport, but now they are crying foul as though they had been double-crossed.
There will be no cries of environmental hysteria when ambulance-chasing attorneys crying foul pour into the predominantly low-income Latino community when catastrophe pays them a visit.