verb (used without object)
to cry out or speak suddenly and vehemently, as in surprise, strong emotion, or protest.
verb (used with object)
to cry out; say loudly or vehemently.

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)
to cry out or speak suddenly or excitedly, as from surprise, delight, horror, etc
[C16: from Latin exclāmāre, from clāmāre to shout]

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Word Origin & History

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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Example sentences
Many exclaim against such faculties, as if there were more good preachers that want maintenance than livings to maintain them.
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