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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

    "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"

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

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

    emit long loud cries

    "wail in self-pity"; "howl with sorrow"

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

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

    cry weakly or softly

    "she wailed with pain"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wail(v. a.)

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

  2. wail(v. n.)

    moan, lament, cry

  3. wail(n.)

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

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