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alas

interjection

Synonyms and Antonyms of alas

  1. used to express sorrow or distress <Juliet's pitiful lament, “alas, poor Romeo, he is already dead!”> Synonyms alack, ay, wirra [Irish], woe Related Words ouch, ow; aw, phooey, rats, sheesh, shucks; bah, boo, faugh, fie, ho hum, humph, pish, pooh, pshaw, tsk, tush, tut, yuck (also yuk) Near Antonyms alleluia, glory, hallelujah; ha, hey, hooray (also hurrah or hurray), hot dog, wahoo [chiefly West], whee, whoopee, wow, yahoo, yippee




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