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a cry of pain/anguish
The horses gave a cry of alarm.
There was a cry of "Fire!", and everyone started to panic.
the cry of a wolf
She went to the toilet and had a good cry.
Was cutting her wrists a cry for help, or was it a real attempt to kill herself?
A cry of outrage greeted the publication of his book.
In response to cries of protest, two ministers resigned.
Paris was a far cry from the village where she grew up.
By the next day the tabloids were in full cry, calling for the government to take immediate action.
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English version of definition of cry
a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job
a type of pie that is filled with mincemeat, usually eaten at Christmas
an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …
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American definition of cry from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.