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1. exclaim

verb. ['ɪksˈkleɪm'] utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy.

Synonyms

  • squall
  • express
  • ooh
  • holler
  • shout
  • cry out
  • give tongue to
  • call
  • gee
  • verbalize
  • verbalise
  • cry
  • scream
  • yell
  • call out
  • utter
  • hollo
  • outcry
  • aah

Antonyms

  • local
  • slow
  • cheer
  • whisper

Etymology

  • exclamer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • exclamare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Exclaim

  • proclaim
  • postgame
  • disclaim
  • reclaim
  • overcame
  • inflame
  • declaim
  • ballgame
  • rename
  • defame
  • became
  • aflame
  • acclaim
  • swaim
  • graeme
  • frame
  • fraim
  • flame
  • flaim
  • brame
  • blame
  • ashame
  • tame
  • shame
  • sejm
  • same
  • rhame
  • name
  • mayme
  • mame

How do you pronounce exclaim?

Pronounce exclaim as ɪkˈskleɪm.

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Sentences with exclaim


1. Noun, singular or mass
Don’t exclaim how cheap things are or complain about a place being dirty.

Quotes about exclaim


1. And I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, 'If this isn't nice, I don't know what is.
- Kurt Vonnegut, A Man Without a Country

2. The exaltation and happiness of any community, goes hand in hand with the knowledge possessed by the people, when applied to laudable ends; whereupon we can exclaim like the wise man; righteousness exalteth a nation; for righteousness embraces knowledge and knowledge is power.
- Joseph Smith Jr.

2. exclaim

verb. ['ɪksˈkleɪm'] state or announce.

Synonyms

  • promulgate
  • clarion
  • trumpet
  • declare

Antonyms

  • cause to sleep
  • put option
  • contraindicate
  • close up

Etymology

  • exclamer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • exclamare (Latin)
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