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pro·claim

 (prō-klām′, prə-)
tr.v. pro·claimed, pro·claim·ing, pro·claims
1. To announce officially and publicly; declare: proclaim a general amnesty for political prisoners; proclaim the suspect to be guilty. See Synonyms at announce.
2. To state emphatically or authoritatively; affirm: proclaim one's opposition to an idea.
3. To indicate conspicuously; make plain: "A painted longbow jutting over his shoulder proclaimed his profession" (Arthur Conan Doyle).

[Middle English proclamen, proclaimen (influenced by claimen, to claim), from Old French proclamer, from Latin prōclāmāre : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + clāmāre, to cry out; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·claim′er n.
pro·clam′a·to′ry (prō-klăm′ə-tôr′ē) adj.
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And when he hastily looked around and stood up, behold, there stood the soothsayer beside him, the same whom he had once given to eat and drink at his table, the proclaimer of the great weariness, who taught: "All is alike, nothing is worth while, the world is without meaning, knowledge strangleth.
Now had the great Proclaimer, with a voice More awful than the sound of trumpet, cried Repentance, and Heaven's kingdom nigh at hand To all baptized.
We've turned the Voice from the Valleys into a born-again Proclaimer - because the Reid brothers have revealed that without Tom they would never have picked up their guitars and sent us a Letter from America.
Fresh from performing with twin brother and fellow Proclaimer Craig in Moscow, he's turning his attention to Bryn Terfel's Faenol Festival - and the Celtic bands' Tan y Ddraig night in particular - on Monday, August 28.
Proclaimer Craig Reid said: "Hopefully the politicians will realise something needs to be done.
Famous faces in the crowd, Matt Lucas, Proclaimer Craig, and David Tennant, got huge cheers too.
Motherwell Concert Hall Lanarkshire fans OFTHE Proclaimers don't need to worry about walking 500 miles to see the Scots brothers perform this year, as their tour will stop off in Motherwell.
The Proclaimers Motherwell Concert Hall Lanarkshire fans OFTHE Proclaimers don't need to worry about walking 500 miles to see the Scots brothers perform this year, as their tour will stop off in Motherwell.
The Proclaimers have hit out at ticket touts for charging extreme prices to get in to their concerts - less than two weeks after their Stirling show sold-out in minutes.
Today's Biblical readings focus on the call for Christians to become bearers of the good news and proclaimers of God's love to the world.
2 How many miles did the Proclaimers say they would walk in their hit song I'm Gonna Be?

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