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vociferate

[ voh-sif-uh-reyt ]
/ vo蕣藞s瑟f 蓹藢re瑟t /
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verb (used with or without object), vo路cif路er路at路ed, vo路cif路er路at路ing.
to speak or cry out loudly or noisily; shout; bawl.
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Origin of vociferate

1590鈥1600; <Latin v艒cifer膩tus (past participle of v艒cifer膩ri to shout), equivalent to v艒ci-, stem of v艒xvoice + fer(re) to bear1 + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM vociferate

vo路cif路er路a路tor, nounout路vo路cif路er路ate, verb (used with object), out路vo路cif路er路at路ed, out路vo路cif路er路at路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for vociferate

vociferate
/ (v蓹蕣藞s瑟f蓹藢re瑟t) /

verb
to exclaim or cry out about (something) clamorously, vehemently, or insistently

Derived forms of vociferate

vociferation, nounvociferator, noun

Word Origin for vociferate

C17: from Latin v艒cifer膩r墨 to clamour, from v艒x voice + ferre to bear
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