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cried

verb
past tense of cry

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1 to shed tears often while making meaningless sounds as a sign of pain or distress
  • some kids started to cry even before the doctor had given them their shot

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2 to utter one's distinctive animal sound
  • we knew that we were getting very close to the ocean when we could hear sea gulls crying

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3 to speak so as to be heard at a distance
  • a mother crying for help

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cri de coeur

cried

cried down

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“Cried.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cried. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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