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a sudden, sharp utterance

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a loud complaint or protest or reproach

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an exclamatory rhetorical device

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She stopped a yard from her boy and made two or three admiring exclamations over his manly stature and general handsomeness, and Tom put an arm under his head and hoisted a leg over the sofa back in order to look properly indifferent.
Agatha had seen Henrietta clasping his neck in her arms, but had not waited to hear the exclamation of "Sidney, Sidney," which followed, nor to see him press her face to his breast in his anxiety to stifle her voice as he said, "My darling love, don't screech I implore you.
The room became filled with exclamations, with astonished outcries, with scared requests for explanations.
Aurora made her appearance bringing gladness to the earth but sadness to Sancho Panza, for he found that his Dapple was missing, and seeing himself bereft of him he began the saddest and most doleful lament in the world, so loud that Don Quixote awoke at his exclamations and heard him saying, "O son of my bowels, born in my very house, my children's plaything, my wife's joy, the envy of my neighbours, relief of my burdens, and lastly, half supporter of myself, for with the six-and-twenty maravedis thou didst earn me daily I met half my charges.
He looked up to behold three enraged priests, who forthwith fell upon him; tore off his shoes, and began to beat him with loud, savage exclamations.
And there's nothing for me to beg your pardon for," he went on, as though he had not noticed my exclamations at all.
He therefore returned by the subterraneous gallery, and arrived in time to hear the exclamations of the turnkey, who called out for help.
More I did not hear, except for some flying exclamations of "What negligence and carelessness
All attempts to disperse the groups collected in the streets, or silence their exclamations, were in vain.
The children were loud in their exclamations against this irreverent conduct of Sir Francis Bernard.
He rode on in silence, except, that now and then he would give way to a burst of indignation, and exclaim, with a shake of the head and a toss of the hand toward the opposite shore--"bad men, very bad men across the river"; to each of which brief exclamations, his worthy cousin, Hay-she-in-cow-cow, would respond by a guttural sound of acquiescence, equivalent to an amen.
The sweet girls praised handkerchief after handkerchief, until I was laid before them, when their pleasure extracted exclamations of delight.
Many were the exclamations of astonishment and questioning wonder as Xodar's acts confirmed the suspicion which he had held.
And Joe went on alone with a tremendous volley of exclamations.
I believe it was rather full of sighs, and shrugs and starts, expressed in dashes, and asterisks, and exclamations, but I am sure that the feeling was the genuine and manly sort which is of all times and always the latest wear.