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verb     wail pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlewailing
past tensewailed
past participlewailed
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to shout or cry with a long high sound to show that you are in pain or are very sad

    The baby wailed all night.

    ‘I’m so lonely,’ wailed Alice.

  2. 2
    [intransitive]Sound effect to make a long high sound

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