noun (plural: exclaims)
- Outcry; clamor. Archaic
- Cursing cries and deep exclaims. -Shak.
Etymology: exclamare, exclamatum; ex + clamare to cry out; confer exclamer. See clam.
- To cry out from earnestness or passion; to utter with vehemence; to call out or declare loudly; to protest vehemently; to vociferate; to shout; as, to exclaim against oppression with wonder or astonishment.
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