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cries

noun , plural of cry

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1 a loud vocal expression of strong emotion
  • a cry of despair arose when the smoke of the bomb blast cleared
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2 a natural vocal sound made by an animal
  • the lonesome cry of a coyote
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3 an attention-getting word or phrase used to publicize something (as a campaign or product)
  • "A chance to change America" was the cry on which the candidate was hoping to win the White House
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4 an earnest request
  • the king was deaf to their cries
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5 a sudden short emotional utterance
  • cries of disbelief greeted the announcement of the surprise winner for best picture
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