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1. war

noun. ['ˈwɔr'] the waging of armed conflict against an enemy.

Synonyms

  • action
  • hot war
  • information warfare
  • civil war
  • battle
  • limited war
  • BW
  • psychological warfare
  • jehad
  • engagement
  • world war
  • warfare
  • combat
  • chemical warfare
  • aggression
  • biologic attack
  • conflict
  • armed combat
  • military action
  • jihad
  • bioattack
  • international jihad
  • war of nerves
  • biological warfare
  • IW
  • chemical operations
  • fight

Antonyms

  • dormant
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness
  • inaction

Etymology

  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • oversupply
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  • private-eye
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  • isty
  • drip-dry
  • cspi
  • whereby
  • underly
  • underlie
  • overfly
  • mistry
  • mcfly
  • lxi
  • drive-by
  • comply
  • versailles
  • thereby
  • switaj
  • supply
  • sundai
  • sri
  • shanghai
  • sci
  • retry
  • reply

Example sentences of the word war-cry


1. Noun Phrase
This is the classic war cry of mothers everywhere, though the precise wording varies.

2. war

noun. ['ˈwɔr'] a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply.

Synonyms

  • antagonism
  • proxy war
  • hostility
  • state of war

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • keep
  • compatibility
  • defend

Etymology

  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. cry

verb. ['ˈkraɪ'] utter a sudden loud cry.

Synonyms

  • squall
  • ululate
  • pipe up
  • skreigh
  • let loose
  • yaup
  • holler
  • shout
  • cry out
  • screech
  • call
  • shrill
  • let out
  • scream
  • screak
  • squawk
  • yell
  • wail
  • roar
  • exclaim
  • halloo
  • pipe
  • call out
  • utter
  • yawl
  • hollo
  • shriek
  • outcry
  • skreak
  • howl
  • whoop
  • emit
  • hurrah

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • unfit
  • injured
  • damaged

Etymology

  • crien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. cry

noun. ['ˈkraɪ'] a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition.

Synonyms

  • vociferation
  • utterance
  • bellowing
  • clamouring
  • holler
  • shout
  • hollering
  • yelling
  • bird
  • call
  • screech
  • war whoop
  • roaring
  • Bronx cheer
  • razzing
  • clamoring
  • war cry
  • holloa
  • clamor
  • battle cry
  • snort
  • shouting
  • scream
  • hoot
  • hue and cry
  • yowl
  • noise
  • raspberry
  • screaming
  • screeching
  • yell
  • blue murder
  • shrieking
  • bellow
  • roar
  • boo
  • yodel
  • hosanna
  • hiss
  • halloo
  • rallying cry
  • clamour
  • hollo
  • outcry
  • shriek
  • holla
  • whoop
  • razz
  • catcall

Antonyms

  • put option
  • contraindicate
  • unsuccessful
  • exhale

Etymology

  • crien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. cry

verb. ['ˈkraɪ'] shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain.

Synonyms

  • express feelings
  • sob
  • whimper
  • express emotion
  • blubber
  • bawl
  • mewl
  • wail
  • sniffle
  • snuffle
  • tear
  • snivel
  • weep
  • blub

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • take in
  • close up
  • shout

Etymology

  • crien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. cry

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • disappear
  • hide
  • vowel
  • consonant

Etymology

  • crien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. cry

noun. ['ˈkraɪ'] a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate).

Synonyms

  • utterance
  • complaint
  • yell

Antonyms

  • discouragement
  • worth
  • regularity
  • comprehensibility

Etymology

  • crien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. cry

verb. ['ˈkraɪ'] proclaim or announce in public.

Synonyms

  • denote
  • announce

Antonyms

  • broken
  • devoice
  • silence

Etymology

  • crien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. cry

noun. ['ˈkraɪ'] a fit of weeping.

Synonyms

  • blowup
  • gush
  • outburst
  • ebullition

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • ratite
  • carinate
  • demobilize

Etymology

  • crien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. war

noun. ['ˈwɔr'] an active struggle between competing entities.

Synonyms

  • warfare
  • drug war
  • trench warfare
  • conflict
  • battle

Antonyms

  • non-involvement
  • non-engagement
  • nonparticipation
  • friendliness

Etymology

  • werre (Middle English (1100-1500))
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