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Main Entry: 1cry
Pronunciation: primarystresskrimacr
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): cried; cry·ing
1 : to call loudly : SHOUT
2 : to shed tears often noisily : WEEP, BAWL
3 : to utter a special sound or call
4 : to make known to the public
5 : to suggest strongly a need <the situation cries out for action>
- cry havoc : to sound an alarm
- cry over spilled milk : to express regret over something that cannot be helped
- cry wolf : to give alarm without a reason

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