cries


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cries

 (krīz)
v.
Third person singular present tense of cry.
n.
Plural of cry.
References in classic literature ?
The entire crowd now joined as if in one cry; all the cries united formed one immense howl.
The air was filled with simultaneous cries of "To the fire
At length cries for mercy and of despair resound; that is, the farewell of the vanquished.
With low, coddling cries, she sank on her knees by the mourner's chair, and put her arms about her.
The women burst anew into cries as if they had all been stabbed.
Then came a swaying hither and thither, and oaths, cries, and groans, and clashing of steel, and swords flashed in the setting sun, and a score of arrows whistled through the air.
From time to time, indeed, they raised great shouts, calling alternately Barbicane and Nicholl, neither of whom, however, answered their cries.
A net, composed of very fine meshes, hung between two enormous tulip-trees, and in the midst of this snare, with its wings entangled, was a poor little bird, uttering pitiful cries, while it vainly struggled to escape.
The study results may come as a surprise to parents, who are likely to have become accustomed to waking from slumber in response to their infant's persistent cries.
Parenting is a learning curve and, according to recent research by Colief Infant Drops, a third of mums feel powerless or a bad mother when their baby cries - so you're not alone.
As in Zeskind, Marshall, and Goff (1996), the first ten seconds of crying were selected because several acoustic features of infants' cries change during the course of a relatively long crying bout (Green, Gustafson, & McGuie, 1998), and because as time passes, different emotions can occur simultaneously (pain and fear, for example).
Picking up on any patterns can help you better respond to your baby's cries.