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Synonyms for wail

Synonyms for wail

to make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears

to cry loudly, as a healthy child does from pain or distress


to utter or emit a long, mournful, plaintive sound

a long, mournful cry

Synonyms for wail

a cry of sorrow and grief

cry weakly or softly

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"With over 33 years' experience working in the UAE, Wail will play a key role in building our presence in social and economic infrastructure.
A project manager in the Bureau of Customs (BOC) confronted a Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) reporter Wednesday for tweeting that she 'wailed' during a House of Representatives hearing on the smuggled shabu shipment at the Bureau of Customs (BOC).
As supporters of Esk Valley Theatre, Jump, Jive 'n' Wail from Halifax and making the trip over the Pennines to raise funds for the theatre.
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Therefore, to wail about overcrowding while enjoying football pitches andthe rest seems to me an absurdity.
In it, the leprechaun Og is known for punctuating statements with the wail: "Gloom and Doom!" Such is also the fate of discussing the low end tape market.
ZD Events' major properties include the "Comdex" and "Networld+Interop" trade shows as well as 13 other shows and exhibitions, including "Seybold Seminars," "IT for Wail Street" and "Java0ne."
In Japan, parents reckon an impressive wail is a sign of good health and the annual contest to find the top moaning mini attracted 64 wailing waifs.
The first three are notable (and similar) in that like Polly Jean herself, they've sunk their roots deep in Wolf howl and rich Mud, and made them something personal: when they sing, they make the sound of the proverbial "long snake's moan," equal parts Delta roll, gut-bucket wail, and voodoo cry.
The unit is attractively housed for wail mounting or placement on any flat surface and comes with batteries.
But this weeping, wailing and telling your story now someone else is having his baby, wail, is beyond contempt.
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When shadows fall and day is done For this lofty tower work has just begun, The flashing light like a pointing finger shows Seafarers a safer path to go, And on those days when mist and fog abound From this tower the mournful wail of foghorns sound, Until the welcome sun shines warm once more To lift the veil from sea and shore The mournful wail of foghorns fade their sighs Replaced by the soaring seagulls' cries, Now if perchance you climb the winding stair To the balcony, where, you can see far and wide Across the sea and the surrounding countryside.
wail and wave their hands against losing what they love, against the
Wail Kru' is making up for the last time it planned to come to Eugene but had to cancel because members got the flu.