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exclamation point

An exclamation point or exclamation mark ( ! ) is a punctuation mark commonly used to express strong, intense emotions in declarations. It can also be used to add emphasis to interjections and commands.
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exclamation mark

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exclamation point

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1. (Grammar) the punctuation mark ! used after exclamations and vehement commands
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) this mark used for any other purpose, as to draw attention to an obvious mistake, in road warning signs, (in chess commentaries) beside the notation of a move considered a good one, (in mathematics) as a symbol of the factorial function, or (in logic) occurring with an existential quantifier
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Noun1.exclamation mark - a punctuation mark (!) used after an exclamationexclamation mark - a punctuation mark (!) used after an exclamation
punctuation mark, punctuation - the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
Translations
عَلَامَةُ تَعَجُّبٍعَلامَة تَعَجُّب
vykřičník
udråbstegn
huutomerkki
סימן קריאה
uskličnik
felkiáltójel
upphrópunarmerki
感嘆符ビックリマーク
느낌표
výkričník
klicaj
utropstecken
เครื่องหมายอัศเจรีย์
dấu chấm than

exclamation mark

, (US) exclamation point

exclamation mark

exclamation point (Am) n (Gram) → punto esclamativo

exclaim

(ikˈskleim) verb
to call out, or say, suddenly and loudly. `Good !' he exclaimed; She exclaimed in astonishment.
exclamation (ekskləˈmeiʃən) noun
an expression of surprise or other sudden feeling. He gave an exclamation of anger.
exclamation mark
the mark (!) following and showing an exclamation.

exclamation mark

عَلَامَةُ تَعَجُّبٍ vykřičník udråbstegn Ausrufezeichen θαυμαστικό signo de admiración, signo de exclamación huutomerkki point d’exclamation uskličnik punto esclamativo 感嘆符 느낌표 uitroepteken utropstegn wykrzyknik ponto de exclamação восклицательный знак utropstecken เครื่องหมายอัศเจรีย์ ünlem işareti dấu chấm than 感叹号
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Now, reader, substitute for all these exclamation points, as many ringing thumps with a brawny fist upon the table, and you have some idea of the manual exercise that Dick went through while he thus spoke.
Lying back on the sofa, she read the manuscript carefully through, making dashes here and there, and putting in many exclamation points, which looked like little balloons.
I put an exclamation point there because we felt one when we saw the vessel.
And one of the definitive characteristics of his tweets are the exclamation points, often put at the end, according to (https://www.
It was also found that the use of exclamation points at the end increases the posts engagement by 2.
But an article inside the same issue applies as well to Arkansas as it does to Illinois: The proliferation of exclamation points in business writing.
She and her husband, Stephen, have transformed their property on Wood Street into an oasis of tranquility and peace, creating meandering paths and visual exclamation points using flowering trees and plants.
It read simply ``Kick they ass'' with three exclamation points.
The message was short, full of exclamation points, and basically claimed that the Boy Scouts of America is a fine group with a long, proud history of mentoring boys and that hundreds if not thousands of former Boy Scouts have gone on to fight and even die for our country.