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  • v. To speak up, especially in a robust, assertive manner.
  • v. To being singing or playing musical notes on a pipe or similar wind instrument.
  • v. To begin to blow more vigorously.
  • v. To call, awaken, or summon, as with a musical instrument.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. utter a shrill cry
  • v. begin to play or sing

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