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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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It was 6-6 on tries and with Warrick Masser crying off it meant we didn't have a specialist kicker, but it would be just like us to bounce back and win.
He had suffered what he believed to be a shoulder injury at Frankfurt on Easter Sunday, but returned to the saddle the following weekend, winning both Listed races at Munich before crying off his remaining mounts.
Asked if there were still any bad feeling between the two clubs in the wake of Boro originally crying off the fixture and being subsequently docked three points, Parkes replied: "No.