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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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As soon as I heard his voice I burst into tears and then Bill did and we cried down the phone.
As everyone knows, the Jacobean groundlings cried down Cicero's lengthy oration in Act IV condemning Catiline, exactly reversing the plebeians' temporary swing to Cicero in Roman history, thereby ironically reinforcing Jonson's conservative revisionism of Bakhtinian carnival The main source for Catiline, Sallust, does not mention the Saturnalia, but the edition Jonson used included Felice Durantini's De coniuratione Catilinae, which mentions the festival as the setting for conspiracy; but as Coronati shows, it is the playwright who dwells at length on riot and slaughter as the grotesque reality of politic manoeuvring.
He had just split from his wife and he admits that some nights he cried down the phone to his son Kyle, 6, and daughter Tyler, 4 and that he was making 12- hour round trips in the car back to Cheshire.
The European Parliament has cried down the views expressed by the Council of Ministers about the EU's Fifth Framework Programme of Research and Technological Development (1998-2002).
Those of us who argued that they were likely to create just the opposite were cried down as reactionary fools.