Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: cry
Function: noun
Text: 1 a loud vocal expression of strong emotion <a cry of despair> -- see SHOUT
2 a natural vocal sound made by an animal <the cry of a coyote> -- see CALL 1
3 an attention-getting word or phrase used to publicize something (as a campaign or product) <"a chance to change America" was the cry on which the candidate was hoping to win the White House> -- see SLOGAN
4 an earnest request <the king was deaf to their cries> -- see PLEA 1