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Dec 25, 2018
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morbidezza
vociferate
juxtapose
hawkshaw
quingentenary

vociferate
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vociferate

PRONUNCIATION:
(vo-SIF-uh-rayt)

MEANING:
verb tr., intr.: To shout or utter loudly.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin vox (voice) + ferre (to bear). Earliest documented use: 1548.

USAGE:
“For months, people rallied in their villages and vociferated on TV.”
Patrick Lagacé; It’s Not a Quebec Spring, But Perhaps a Seattle Moment (Think Protest, Not Grunge); The Globe and Mail (Toronto, Canada); Apr 28, 2012.

See more usage examples of vociferate in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Quite frankly I talk about the fact that I'm a feminist as often as I can, and every time I do it gets huge reaction and media reacts and the Twitterverse explodes and things like that, because here I am saying I'm a feminist. I will keep saying that until there is no more reaction to that when I say it, because that's where we want to get to. -Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada (b. 25 Dec 1971)

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