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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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"Mordioux!" cried he, "they are in a great hurry to get a sight of the gibbet!" Raoul drew back, without, however, having the power to leave the window.
He presently ran to her, and with a voice full at once of tenderness and terrour, cried, "O my Sophia, what means this dreadful sight?" She looked softly at him for a moment before she spoke, and then said, "Mr Jones, for Heaven's sake how came you here?--Leave me, I beseech you, this moment."--"Do not," says he, "impose so harsh a command upon me--my heart bleeds faster than those lips.
"This way, gentlemen, this way!" 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." Then turning to and fro toward the audience he narrated the acts upon the value of which my reward was to be determined.
"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.
"Well!" cried the three Musketeers all together, on seeing D'Artagnan enter with his brow covered with perspiration and his countenance upset with anger.
"What demons you are!" cried Michel Ardan, when his companion had depicted this scene to him with much energy.