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

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  • verb utter a shrill cry
  • verb begin to play or sing

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