Ex claim

exclaim

[ik-skleym]
verb (used without object)
1.
to cry out or speak suddenly and vehemently, as in surprise, strong emotion, or protest.
verb (used with object)
2.
to cry out; say loudly or vehemently.

Origin:
1560–70; earlier exclame < Latin exclāmāre to cry out. See ex-1, claim

exclaimer, noun
unexclaiming, adjective


1, 2. shout, proclaim, vociferate; yell, shriek, scream, holler, howl.
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exclaim (ɪkˈskleɪm)
 
vb
to cry out or speak suddenly or excitedly, as from surprise, delight, horror, etc
 
[C16: from Latin exclāmāre, from clāmāre to shout]
 
ex'claimer
 
n

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exclaim
late 15c., from M.Fr. exclamer, from L. exclamare "cry out loud," from ex- intensive prefix + clamare "cry out, call" (see claim). Spelling influenced by claim. Related: Exclaimed; exclaiming.
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