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1. wail

verb. ['ˈweɪl'] emit long loud cries.

Synonyms

  • squall
  • ululate
  • wawl
  • yawl
  • hollo
  • yaup
  • yell
  • holler
  • cry
  • shout
  • roar
  • howl
  • scream
  • call
  • waul

Antonyms

  • wittiness
  • ethnic joke
  • good story
  • in-joke

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Rhymes with Wail

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

How do you pronounce wail?

Pronounce wail as weɪl.

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Sentences with wail


1. Noun, singular or mass
This may result in a small amount of blood that turns the yelp into an ear-splitting wail.

2. Verb, base form
Cats may wail or try to hide if they are seriously ill.

Quotes about wail


1. Its a bit mad. Too bad, I mean, that getting to know each just for a fleeting second Must be replaced by unperfect knowledge of the featureless wholeLike some pocket history of the world, so generalAs to constitute a sob or wail
- John Ashbery, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

2. wail

noun. ['ˈweɪl'] a cry of sorrow and grief.

Synonyms

  • plaint
  • lament
  • lamentation

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • cheer
  • cry
  • demobilize

3. wail

verb. ['ˈweɪl'] cry weakly or softly.

Synonyms

  • mewl
  • cry
  • weep
  • whimper

Antonyms

  • cause to sleep
  • put option
  • contraindicate
  • inactivity
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