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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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The comparable theories most relevant to explaining why crying foul can be reasonably expected to counter questionable tactics are those that approach argumentation as interaction, as an exchange between speaker and auditors involving bilateral vectors of communication.
As is the case for all strategies, it is possible to describe crying foul strategies in terms of strategic maneuvering.
One kind of crying foul strategy is exclaiming "Fallacy
5 million in public funds, and that has some critics crying foul.
A coalition of property owners and advertisers is crying foul over proposed zoning restrictions that could eliminate outdoor signage from many Manhattan neighborhoods.
People who believed themselves fairly, if not lavishly, paid just a few months ago are crying foul over what newer hires are being paid.
Some teachers are still crying foul, but not, they say, because they'd lose money if their students don't pass the tests.
Why some are crying foul over a federal workers' compensation act meant to protect traditional maritime workers such as longshoremen who load cargo, harbor workers and ship builders that now applies to nontraditional employees, like someone who is painting the lettering on a luxury yacht.
We are also crying foul on the unjust detention of the youth's parents if their children are apprehended during curfew hours,' Lim added.
From defending Rahul Gandhi's need to ' introspect', after the Gandhi scion vanished from the public eye, to crying foul after the Delhi police ' dared' to ask a few innocuous questions -- the Congress just doesn't seem to learn.
By crying foul and holding Parliament hostage on the issue of Rahul's privacy, the party is making a big mistake.
Arrow Productions is crying foul play because 'Lovelace' includes three scenes from 'Deep Throat'.
But while an appellate court ruled in 2008 that the son could stay because he, reportedly, used the home as his primary residence after his parents' 1994 divorce, another judge is crying foul.
PASSENGERS using Knock Airport are crying foul over the airport's extra charge.