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wail

General Crossword Questions for “wail”

  • Lament loudly
  • Lament
  • Long cry, as of siren
  • Lament audibly
  • Cry of lament
  • Breaking rule, I brought up complaint
  • Marine beast's audible cry
  • Cry of grief

Encyclopedia

  • Wail Mohammed al-Shehri (Arabic: وائل الشهري‎, Wāīl ash-Shehrī; also transliterated as Wail al-Shehri and his younger brother Waleed were from Khamis. — “Wail al-Shehri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • WAIL (99.5 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a classic rock format. On January 25, 2008, it was announced that WAIL-FM is one of several Clear Channel radio stations to be sold, in order to remain under the ownership caps following the sale of Clear Channel to private investors. — “WAIL - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The death wail is a keening, mourning lament, generally performed in ritual fashion soon after the death of a member of a family or tribe. Some of the earliest accounts of the death wail describe its employment in the aftermath of fighting and disputes. — “Death Wail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Armand is hopelessly compromised . . . to-morrow, perhaps he will be arrested . . . after that the guillotine . . . unless . . . oh! it is horrible!" . . . she said, with a sudden wail of anguish, as all the events of the past night came rushing back to her mind, "horrible! . . . and you do not understand . . . you cannot . . . and I have no one to whom I can turn . . . for help . . . or even for sympathy . . ." — “The Scarlet Pimpernel” by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • I remember a great wail and cry, and the women hanging about him, and we all standing in the room; I with a paper in my hand, which Ham had given me; Mr. — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens
  • So, reader, as my hope is to return Unto the holy triumph, for the which I ofttimes wail my sins, and smite my breast, Thou hadst been longer drawing out and thrusting Thy finger in the fire, than I was, ere The sign, that followeth Taurus, I beheld, And enter'd its precinct. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri
  • Blessed Virgin! To be in this melancholy place in the middle of night, surrounded by the mouldering bodies of my deceased Companions, and expecting every moment to be torn in pieces by their Ghosts who wander about me, and complain, and groan, and wail in accents that make my blood run cold, ..... — “The Monk” by Matthew Lewis
  • Mole reached down a lantern from a nail on the wail and lit it, and the Rat, looking round him, saw that they were in a sort of fore-court. — “The Wind in the Willows” by Kenneth Grahame
  • The forms and bottles of ink just inside the doorway, the whip-man with his cane, the two policemen, still undressed, the candle on the shelf, and the two policemen began to wail and call out "Mr. — “The Trial” by Franz Kafka

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