from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Third person singular present tense of cry.
  • n. Plural of cry.

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cry.
  • n. Plural form of cry. Shouts or screams.


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  • He had heard some of the cries as the thing grew human, —cries like those that disturbed you so.

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  • Until that moment, both of her parents were having risky surgery and on the border line to death - Selena: * cries cries and cries* Demi what i'm going to do i can'tn live without my parents! - Articles related to No more eating shark fin in Hawaii after new law

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  • This is the impression everywhere produced by this spirit of the sandy wastes; this is the voice of the desert the muezzin cries from the high turrets of the city.

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  • I think the extreme anxiety I feel when she cries is meant to tell me something.

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  • There was a wild chorus of warning cries from the women, who scurried out of the grass houses, and like frightened quail dived over the opposite edge of the clearing, gathering up their babies and children as they ran.

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  • Now one and now another song he tried with her, subduing his high baritone to her light soprano with such success as to win cries of more from the bridge players.


  • Bailey his wife's miniature pincher was snooping around in the middle of the night and found the bucket full of catfish feed and began to eat it. he later woke up to cries from the dog and a strange rattling sound only to find Bailey with the top water plug in her mouth.

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  • The other occasion for his cries is right before he falls asleep, when he will often wail for 2 or 3 minutes.

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  • Others chose to voice their criticism through viral distribution of spoofs: the first spoof replaces the soccer game with the actual war the metaphor stands for, showing Israeli soldiers bombing Palestinians instead of throwing a ball and the Palestinians reacting in cries of mourning to the laughter of the soldiers.

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  • "'And you will have to get out of those there old breeches. The Bellona don't want no more of them there London cries. Monmouth Street cries, for shame.'"

    --P. O'Brian, The Yellow Admiral, 91

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