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wailed

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1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • the state's residents are always wailing about their high taxes

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2 to make a long loud mournful sound
  • the women stood beside the coffins, wailing for their fallen sons and daughters

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3 to utter a moan
  • the patient lay in her bed, occasionally softly wailing in pain

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“Wailed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wailed. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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