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cried

 (krīd)
v.
Past tense and past participle of cry.

cry

(kraɪ)

v. cried, cry•ing, v.i.
1. to utter inarticulate sounds, esp. of grief or suffering, usu. with tears.
2. to shed tears, with or without sound; weep.
3. to call loudly; shout (sometimes fol. by out).
4. to manifest urgent need for attention (often fol. by out): decaying streets that cry out for repair.
5. (of an animal) to give forth a vocal sound or characteristic call.
v.t.
6. to utter loudly; call out.
7. to announce publicly: to cry one's wares.
8. to beg or plead for: to cry mercy.
9. to bring (oneself) to a specified state by weeping: to cry oneself to sleep.
10. cry down, to disparage; belittle.
11. cry off, to break a promise, agreement, etc.
12. cry up, to praise; extol.
n.
13. the act or sound of crying; a shout, scream, or wail.
14. a fit of weeping.
15. the utterance or call of an animal.
16. an entreaty; appeal.
17. a political or party slogan.
19. (in fox hunting)
a. a continuous baying of a hound or a pack in following a scent.
b. a pack of hounds.
20. Archaic. an oral proclamation or announcement.
Idioms:
1. a far cry,
a. a long way.
b. altogether different.
2. cry havoc, to warn of danger or disaster.
3. cry over spilled milk, to regret what cannot be changed or undone.
[1175–1225; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French crier < Vulgar Latin *crītāre, for Latin quirītāre to make a public outcry; associated by folk etym. with Quirītēs the citizens of Rome]
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cried he, "they are in a great hurry to get a sight of the gibbet
he cried, directing his course toward the gate that had been pointed out.
She said that she would dance with me if I brought her red roses," cried the young Student; "but in all my garden there is no red rose.
I kin remember when she weared worsted boots," she cried.
At this a great shout arose, and each man waved his bow aloft and cried that he might be the one to go.
As empty as an English squire, coz," cried the first speaker.
John Carter," he cried, "take your place upon the Pedestal of Truth to be judged impartially according to your acts and here to know the reward you have earned thereby.
Search him, some of you shirking lubbers, and the rest of you aloft and get the chest," he cried.
There,' cried the sparrow, 'thou cruel villain, thou hast killed my friend the dog.
cried the three Musketeers all together, on seeing D'Artagnan enter with his brow covered with perspiration and his countenance upset with anger.
cried Michel Ardan, when his companion had depicted this scene to him with much energy.
A shudder passed through Peter, and he sat on the floor and cried.