Cry and Squeal


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Cry noun – A loud vocal expression of strong emotion.
Usage example: a cry of despair arose when the smoke of the bomb blast cleared

Squeal is a synonym for cry in howl topic. In some cases you can use "Squeal" instead the word "Cry" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like yowl.
Nearby Words: crying, cried
Synonyms for Cry


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Squeal verb – To cry out loudly and emotionally.
Usage example: the child squealed with frustration

Cry is a synonym for squeal in sound topic. Sometimes you can use "Cry" instead the word "Squeal" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as scream, screech, shriek.
Nearby Words: squeak, squealer, squealed, squeaky, squealing
Synonyms for Squeal

How words are described

old old cry old squeal
standard standard cry standard squeal
loud loud cry loud squeal
mournful mournful cry mournful squeal
Other adjectives: final, pained, bizarre.

Both words in one sentence

  • The Big Damn Kiss aka: Big Damn Kiss Each and every one of them must be made to cry or squeal or swoon like a character in a Jane Austen novel.
  • Shout-Out: When Bynam test-fires one of the impulse engines it lets off a high-pitched squeal that he calls the "baby's cry", saying it'll go away by the end of the shakedown cruise.
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