Cry and Yell

Cry

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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

Yell is a synonym for cry in call topic. In some cases you can use "Yell" instead the word "Cry" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like shout, wail, holler, bawl. popular alternative
Nearby Words: crying, cried
Synonyms for Cry

Yell

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Yell noun – A loud vocal expression of strong emotion.
Usage example: the crowd gave a yell of approval

Cry is a synonym for yell in scream topic. You can use "Cry" instead the word "Yell" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as shout, wail, holler, bawl. popular alternative
Nearby Words: yelled, yelling
Synonyms for Yell

How words are described

good good cry good yell
long long cry long yell
loud loud cry loud yell
small small cry small yell
Other adjectives: piercing, little, infamous, unique, pained, startled, random, last, agonized, creepy.

Common collocations

attention cry attention yell attention
name cry name yell name
stuff cry stuff yell stuff
time cry time yell time
Other nouns: bit, words, arms, times, orders.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Lost Girl Lauren stares at Bo for several seconds, looking like she's either going to cry or yell at Bo, before pulling her in for a kiss:Bo: If this is you angry, then I need to tell you about the time I borrowed your favorite pair of earrings and then lost one of them.
  • Battle Cry Lux and Jarvan IV yell out a similar cry of their nation while casting their ultimate abilities.
    Source: Battle Cry
  • Signature Roar Tarzan's yell qualifies, as despite being a human, he's known for his famous jungle cry.
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