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  1. wail

    • IPA[weɪl]

    英式

    • n.
      a prolonged high-pitched cry of pain, grief, or anger;a prolonged high-pitched sound
    • v.
      utter a wail;make a prolonged high-pitched sound
    • verb: wail, 3rd person present: wails, gerund or present participle: wailing, past tense: wailed, past participle: wailed

    • noun: wail, plural noun: wails

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a prolonged high-pitched cry of pain, grief, or anger Christopher let out a wail
    • a prolonged high-pitched sound the wail of an air-raid siren

    動詞

    • 1. utter a wail Tina ran off wailing ‘But why?’ she wailed
    • make a prolonged high-pitched sound the wind wailed and buffeted the timber structure
    • manifest or feel deep sorrow for; lament she wailed her wretched life
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    • IPA[wāl]

    美式

    • n.
      a prolonged high-pitched cry of pain, grief, or anger: Christopher let out a wail
    • v.
      give a cry of pain, grief, or anger: Tina ran off wailing “But why?” she wailed

    Oxford American Dictionary