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exclamation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexclamationex‧cla‧ma‧tion /ˌekskləˈmeɪʃən/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SOUNDa sound, word, or short sentence that you say suddenly and loudly because you are surprised, angry, or excitedexclamation of 🔊 horrified exclamations of disgust
Examples from the Corpus
exclamationBut it was the Triumphal Arch at the end of the reflecting pool that drew the most admiring exclamations.Picking up a sheet of paper, she casually unfolded it, and then gave an exclamation.Cowabunga was an exclamation of joy or approval among the surfing fraternity.Shouted orders and exclamations rose around me but they made no sense.This brought exclamations, friendly nods and questions-but not about the baby.A small exclamation of delight escaped her.With a smothered exclamation, she rested her face against the smooth material of his dark suit jacket.exclamation ofThe air was filled with exclamations of praise for Kendrick.
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