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  • 1 cry down — index decry, denounce (condemn) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 cry down — transitive verb : dispraise, disparage, depreciate I no longer feel obliged to cry down Great Britain in order to exalt the U.S. Hamlin Garland * * * cry down To decry, disparage • • • Main Entry: ↑cry …

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  • 3 cry down — transitive verb Date: 1598 disparage, depreciate …

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  • 4 cry down — v. disparage; prohibit as not lawful …

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  • 5 cry down — Decry, depreciate, condemn …

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  • 6 To cry down — Cry Cry, v. t. 1. To utter loudly; to call out; to shout; to sound abroad; to declare publicly. [1913 Webster] All, all, cry shame against ye, yet I ll speak. Shak. [1913 Webster] The man . . . ran on,crying, Life! life! Eternal life! Bunyan.… …

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  • 7 To cry down — Down Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position;… …

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  • 8 Cry — Cry, v. t. 1. To utter loudly; to call out; to shout; to sound abroad; to declare publicly. [1913 Webster] All, all, cry shame against ye, yet I ll speak. Shak. [1913 Webster] The man . . . ran on,crying, Life! life! Eternal life! Bunyan. [1913… …

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  • 9 Down — Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position; below;… …

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  • 10 Down helm — Down Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position;… …

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  • 11 Down on — Down Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position;… …

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  • 12 Down upon — Down Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position;… …

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  • 13 Down with — Down Down, adv. [For older adown, AS. ad[=u]n, ad[=u]ne, prop., from or off the hill. See 3d {Down}, and cf. {Adown}, and cf. {Adown}.] 1. In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position;… …

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  • 14 cry — [krī] vi. cried, crying [ME crien < OFr crier < L quiritare, to wail, shriek (var. of quirritare, to squeal like a pig < * quis, echoic of a squeal); assoc. in ancient folk etym. with L Quirites, Roman citizens (as if meaning “to call… …

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  • 15 cry — /kruy/, v., cried, crying, n., pl. cries. v.i. 1. to utter inarticulate sounds, esp. of lamentation, grief, or suffering, usually with tears. 2. to weep; shed tears, with or without sound. 3. to call loudly; shout; yell (sometimes fol. by out). 4 …

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  • 16 cry — v 1. weep, shed tears, boohoo, sob; bawl, blubber, whimper, mewl, pule, whine, snivel; moan, wail, groan, ululate; lament, mourn, bewail, keen. 2. shout, yell, Inf. holler, squall, yowl, bellow, whoop; roar, rend the air, howl; scream, shriek,… …

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  • 17 cry — v. & n. v. (cries, cried) 1 intr. (often foll. by out) make a loud or shrill sound, esp. to express pain, grief, etc., or to appeal for help. 2 a intr. shed tears; weep. b tr. shed (tears). 3 tr. (often foll. by out) say or exclaim loudly or… …

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  • 18 cry — [[t]kraɪ[/t]] v. cried, cry•ing, 1) to utter inarticulate sounds, esp. of grief or suffering, usu. with tears 2) to shed tears, with or without sound; weep 3) to call loudly; shout (sometimes fol. by out) 4) to manifest urgent need for attention… …

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  • 19 cry — [c]/kraɪ / (say kruy) verb (cried, crying) –verb (i) 1. to utter inarticulate sounds, especially of lamentation, grief, or suffering, usually with tears. 2. to weep; shed tears, with or without sound. 3. to call loudly; shout. 4. to give forth… …

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  • 20 Down (American football) — First Down redirects here. For the Prison Break episode, see First Down (Prison Break episode) .: For the British American Football magazine see First Down (magazine) In American and Canadian football, a down refers to a period in which a play… …

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