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  • n. Plural form of exclamation.

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Examples

  • There were exclamations from the men, and two of them, flinging off the mittens of their right hands, levelled their rifles at him.

    THE MAN ON THE OTHER BANK

  • I only wonder that at that moment, instead of venting my sensations in exclamations and agony, I did not rush among mankind, and perish in the attempt to destroy them.

    Chapter 16

  • Excessive use of exclamations is DEFINITELY called for under the circumstances.

    Good News!

  • Swaying her stooped shoulders to and fro as she sat upon her feet, she muttered vain exclamations beneath her breath.

    American Indian Stories

  • When the voices were no longer heard except at rare intervals, in short exclamations of satisfaction or disappointment, and only the regular rattling and falling of the dice broke the silence, the pair drew back from the praying-stool.

    Marietta A Maid of Venice

  • At the mention of the name exclamations were heard.

    The Social Cancer

  • On the other hand I would use, but use sparingly, certain Arabic exclamations, as "Bismillah" (= in the name of Allah!) and "Inshallah" (= if

    Arabian nights. English

  • Then, in a voice full of satisfaction, and that involuntarily recalled the exclamations of delight that had wound up the two first of the mysterious documents that had been received, he burst out, “Well, gentlemen, what do you think of Gallia?”

    Off on a Comet

  • The exclamations were the same, but the words were in such joyous tones that Captain Enos began to laugh heartily, as did Rose and Anne, so that it was a very merry party that went gaily up the street toward Mr. Freeman's house, where Captain Enos was warmly welcomed.

    A Little Maid of Massachusetts Colony

  • Then, in a voice full of satisfaction, and that involuntarily recalled the exclamations of delight that had wound up the two first of the mysterious documents that had been received, he burst out, "Well, gentlemen, what do you think of Gallia?"

    Off on a Comet

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  • "What exclamations of women taken suddenly who hurry home and give birth to babes," Whitman, Song of Myself, 8

    January 4, 2008