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wail

noun

Definition of WAIL

1
a crying out in grief <a prolonged wail arose from every corner of the city as the victims of the earthquake were unearthed from the rubble>
Near Antonyms cheering, laughing, smiling
2
a long low sound indicating pain or grief <rescuers heard a faint wail coming from the pile of rubble, a sure sign that one of the victims was still alive>
Synonyms groan, wail
3
an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment <a transit fare increase that is sure to bring wails from the straphangers>

March 30, 2015
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