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UK [ɪkˈskleɪm] / US verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word forms "exclaim":
present tense I/you/we/they exclaim he/she/it exclaims present participle exclaiming past tense exclaimed past participle exclaimed
to say something suddenly and loudly, especially because you are surprised, impressed, angry etc

"Wow!" Bill exclaimed. "You look beautiful!"

She exclaimed in horror when she saw me.

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