- to speak or cry out loudly or noisily; shout; bawl.
Origin of vociferate
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"He is the socialist Emperor," vociferate the trusty partisans of the faubourgs.Napoleon the Little
When he appears to give out the play, they vociferate his name.A Five Years' Residence in Buenos Ayres
George Thomas Love
La Mauricaude was about to vociferate; and the host took part with his customer.Popular Tales
His crew in the mean time had begun to vociferate something I could not understand.The Cruise of the Frolic
The King continued to vociferate that the States had never had any intention of restoring the cities.The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II.
John Lothrop Motley
- to exclaim or cry out about (something) clamorously, vehemently, or insistently
C17: from Latin vōciferārī to clamour, from vōx voice + ferre to bear
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Word Origin and History for vociferate
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