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bawl

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to shed tears often while making meaningless sounds as a sign of pain or distress
  • he bawled for days after his dog died

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2 to speak so as to be heard at a distance
  • the mover was bawling for help as the refrigerator was about to slip out of his hands

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bawl

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of bawl (Entry 2 of 2)

as in cry, howl

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The first known use of bawl was in 1533

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“Bawl.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bawl. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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