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vociferate

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verb vo·cif·er·ate \-ˌrāt\

Definition of vociferate

vociferated

vociferating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to utter loudly :  shout

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to cry out loudly :  clamor

vociferation

play \-ˌsi-fə-ˈrā-shən\ noun

vociferator

play \-ˈsi-fə-ˌrā-tər\ noun


Examples of vociferate in a sentence

  1. <he can never seem to voice his opinions at a decent decibel level; he has to vociferate>



Origin and Etymology of vociferate

Latin vociferatus, past participle of vociferari, from voc-, vox voice + ferre to bear — more at voice, bear


First Known Use: 1599


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