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wail

US [weɪl]
UK [weɪl]
  • v.哀号;恸哭;呼啸;大声呼叫
  • n.哀号
  • Web痛哭;悲叹;嚎啕
Simple Present:wails  Present Participle:wailing  Past Tense:wailed  
wail
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v.
1.
[i]
(因悲伤或疼痛)哭号,恸哭to make a long loud high cry because you are sad or in pain
The little girl was wailing miserably.
那小女孩难过得号啕大哭。
women wailing and weeping
痛哭流涕的妇女
2.
[t][i]
大声呼叫;哀号;高声抱怨to cry or complain about sth in a loud high voice
‘It's broken,’ she wailed.
“打碎了。”她大声叫道。
There's no point wailing about something that happened so long ago.
事情早已发生,痛哭流涕也于事无补。
3.
[i]
发出长而高的声音;呼啸to make a long high sound
Ambulances raced by with sirens wailing.
救护车高声鸣笛疾驰而过。
n.
1.
(疼痛或悲伤时发出的)号啕,哀号a long loud high cry expressing pain or sadness; a sound similar to this
a wail of despair
绝望的哀号
the distant wail of sirens
远处警报器的鸣响

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