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yell

 
 
pronunciation:
yel
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: yells, yelling, yelled
definition: to scream out loudly, as in pain, anger, fear, surprise, or excitement.
My mom yelled at me for not cleaning my room.
 
synonyms:
cry, shout
antonyms:
whisper
similar words:
bawl, bellow, cheer, clamor, holler, hoot, howl, roar, scream, screech, shriek, whoop, yelp, yowl
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a loud cry or shout; scream.
We heard angry yells coming from the barn.
synonyms:
cry, outcry, scream, shout
similar words:
bawl, bellow, holler, hoot, howl, roar, screech, shriek, whoop, yelp, yowl
derivation: yeller (n.)
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