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Shouts and shouting

shout

noun

the sound of someone shouting, or the words that they shout

call

noun

a loud shout to someone who is not near you

cheer

noun

a loud shout of happiness or approval

yell

noun

a loud noise that someone makes because they feel a strong emotion

whoop

noun

a sudden shout of happiness or excitement

war cry

noun

a loud shout made by soldiers before or during a battle to frighten the enemy or to encourage their own side

battle cry

noun

a loud shout given by soldiers to frighten the enemy or to encourage their own side

ejaculation

noun

a sudden loud remark or shout

cry

noun

something that someone shouts

yell

noun

a loud noise that someone makes as a way of showing that they support someone, usually a sports team

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