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English definition of “exclaim”

exclaim

verb [I]     /ɪkˈskleɪm/
C2 to say or shout something suddenly because of surprise, fear, pleasure, etc.: [+ speech] "You can't leave now!" she exclaimed. [+ speech] "Rubbish!" he exclaimed in disgust. She exclaimed in delight upon hearing the news.Shouting and screaming
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