Ex*claim" (?), v. t.& i. [imp. & p. p. Exclaimed (?);p. pr. & vb. n. Exclaiming.] [L. exclamare, exclamatum; ex + clamare to cry out; cf. OF. 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; "The field is won!" he exclaimed.

 

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Ex*claim", n.

Outcry; clamor.

[Archaic]

Cursing cries and deep exclaims. Shak.

 

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