- cry + out (Wiktionary)
“One of the survivors later said he heard the young qadir's rakiq cry out a curse before the abyss yawned open and released its hell-creature, but that could have been something added after the fact.”
“There is so much vain philosophising and so little that makes you cry out when you encounter it, “Ah, here is a new thing!””
“One of the men had raised up his club to strike a pup when he heard the mother cry out in Irish: Mo pháistín, mo pháistín!”
“A Red Pfenix got far enough through enemy lines to cry out that much information before being wounded and having to turn back.”
“If, to make a stand against this armament of pigmies, you collect your best powers, your best friends will cry out that you want to have everything, that you aim at domineering, at tyranny.”
“It made her want to cling fast to him, to hold him, for there was a warm, half-sleepy remoteness in his beauty that made her want to cry out and clutch him, to have him.”
“He wanted to cry out to them, to hold each and every one close while explicating the appalling details of alien duplicity.”
“He bonked his head on one of the table legs but Reed Spencer Robinson, the Invisible Spy, knew better than to cry out in pain.”
“‘I Have done the deed!’ you may cry out like Macbeth, and with equal horror—‘I have murdered the public credit as she slept—I have murdered her, being my guest!’”
“Humboldt also asserts that the eyes of the Callithrix sciureus "instantly fill with tears when it is seized with fear;" but when this pretty little monkey in the Zoological Gardens was teased, so as to cry out loudly, this did not occur.”
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Generally, I feel that "they said" is the best way to tag speech in reporting or fiction, but sometimes you want a verb that expresses something about the way a thing is said or shows the attitude ...
Looking for tweets for cry out.