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Friday, April 15, 2011

Definitions for vociferate

  1. To speak or cry out loudly or noisily; shout; bawl.

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Citations for vociferate
Julius continued to vociferate the awful cry until he roused Reuben and mine host, and waked the ladies, who began to echo him with all the might of female lungs. James Kirke Paulding, Childe Roeliff's Pilgrimage: A Travelling Legend
He replied audibly enough, in a fashion which made my companion vociferate, more clamorously than before, that a wide distinction might be drawn between saints like himself and sinners like his master. Emily Brontë, Anne Brontë , Wuthering Heights
Origin of vociferate
1590-1600
Vociferate derives from the Latin combination vox, "voice," and ferre, "to bear."