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  • n. Plural form of outcry.


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  • The outcries from the more partisan Republican ranks feel awfully staged, to a point where it's questionable Williams himself wasn't in on the scriptwriting.

    Charles D. Ellison: Juan Williams: Clever Double-Play or Conservative Cause Celebre'

  • After outcries from the Romance Writers of America (RWA) and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Harlequin has taken the name of Harlequin Horizons off of the imprint.

    Harlequin Begins Vanity Press « Colleen Anderson

  • The plan requires government approval, which recently led to predictable outcries from the Canadian Booksellers Association.

    Today in Stupid Evil*: Amazon’s Latest Scandal

  • PITTSBURGH It wasn't exactly the kind of embarrassment that leads to sensitivity training classes or outcries from the commissioner's office, but Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen was mortified. - AL's best is in its last chance

  • No doubt the outcries were a relief to her mingled emotions -- remorse at her impetuosity and chagrin that her thwarted plans might conceivably be now among those emotions -- and since the vicinity of those shrieks must be a gathering place to be avoided by him he stole on, down the upper hall, and finding a stair, he went down for two continuous flights.

    The Fortieth Door

  • These delayed memory recall outcries with no physical evidence oftentimes are the result of the complainant visiting a well-meaning but misguided therapist.


  • GREG ABBOTT, TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Because there weren't any reports of any kind of outcries or any other allegations of any kind of wrongdoing until recently.

    CNN Transcript Apr 14, 2008

  • One of the biggest outcries Mr. Husain faced was over a work put up for auction by a nonprofit in 2006 to raise funds for the Indian victims of an earthquake in the Kashmir region the previous year.

    Famed but Controversial Painter M.F. Husain Dies

  • More recently, an exhibit of a six-foot tall chocolate statute of a nude crucified Jesus Christ by Cosimo Cavallaro was cancelled after outcries by the Catholic League which described it as "one of the worst assaults on Christianity sensibilities ever" and other religious groups.

    Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.: Art, Censorship, and the Scandal of the Cross

  • This led to public outcries over their callousness.

    Dr. Irene S. Levine: Learning from a Facebook tragedy


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