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Synonyms for wailweɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lament, lamentation, plaint, wail(verb)

    a cry of sorrow and grief

    Synonyms:
    coronach, lament, dirge, lamentation, wail, threnody, mourning, plaint, requiem, elegy

  2. howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, yaup(verb)

    emit long loud cries

    Synonyms:
    howl, whimper, yawl, yaup, wrawl, yowl, yammer, pule, wail, mewl, thunder, ululate, bellow, roar

  3. wail, whimper, mewl, pule(verb)

    cry weakly or softly

    Synonyms:
    howl, yawl, yaup, whimper, pule, wail, mewl, ululate, roar

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wail(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lament, moan, bemoan, bewail, deplore, mourn over, grieve for (audibly)

  2. wail(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    moan, lament, cry

  3. wail(n.)

    Synonyms:
    moan, lamentation, complaint, plaint, lament, wailing, cry

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