exclamation


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Synonyms for exclamation

a sudden, sharp utterance

Synonyms for exclamation

a loud complaint or protest or reproach

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an exclamatory rhetorical device

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I was so interested in her that, how shall I say it, her exclamation made no connection in my brain at first.
Smith spun round, snatched up the captain's glass and with a stifled, hurried exclamation, "Here's luck," tossed the liquor down his throat.
He clasped his hands together, and involuntarily uttered a subdued exclamation of horror.
The Mohicans had suspended their operations about the glimmering fire to listen; and, when Duncan had done, they looked at each other significantly, the father uttering the never-failing exclamation of surprise.
The savage tormentors recoiled before these warlike intruders, and uttered, as they appeared in such quick succession, the often repeated and peculiar exclamations of surprise, followed by the well-known and dreaded appellations of:
This last exclamation was an expression of surprise and pleasure at the poetical hermitage which met his eyes.
A smothered exclamation escaped him, which seemed to express a sense of horror; then he closed his eyes again, and made a gesture as if to implore his friend to remove him from that sight.
The sweet girls praised handkerchief after handkerchief, until I was laid before them, when their pleasure extracted exclamations of delight.
I cannot repeat half the exclamations of delight which escaped the fair Eudosia, when I first burst on her entranced eye.
And Joe went on alone with a tremendous volley of exclamations.
Kennedy had, at length, become as talkative as Joe, and the two kept up a continual interchange of admiring interjections and exclamations.
The Emperor ceased speaking, the crowd began pressing round him, and rapturous exclamations were heard from all sides.
Levin heard exclamations on all sides, and he moved into the big room together with the others, all hurrying somewhere and afraid of missing something.
Jonathan Hutcherson, president of Exclamation Labs, and Joey Tominovich, president and CEO of Chesapeake Electrical Systems Inc.
So, in future I shall only use an exclamation mark when I'm truly gobsmacked or overjoyed at momentous events.