Sentence for wail | Use wail in a sentence

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  • But she did not wail. (8)
  • Hear it: is it wail or mirth? (10)
  • The concertina utters a long wail. (8)
  • Forth from her bosom leaped a wail, As of a babe new-born. (10)
  • Passionately sweep the chords, Wed them quivering to thy words; Wild words of wail! (10)
  • Mr. Treffry let out a short shaky howl, and from behind there rose a wail. (8)
  • More than for her who grieved, She could for this waste home have piped the wail. (10)
  • That know I, though the echoes of it wail, For one step upward on the crags you scale. (10)
  • Mrs. Lander swept the bank-notes from the coverlet and pulled it over her head, and sent from beneath it a stifled wail. (9)
  • There among the conscious arbours Sounds of soft tumultuous wail, Mysteries of love, melodious, Came upon the lyric gale! (10)
  • She dropped from the elbow on which she had lifted herself, and turned her face into the pillow, with a long wail of shame. (9)
  • With her weak limbs and head worthlessly paining, the little infantile I within her ceased to wail, dwindled beyond sensation. (10)
  • Mountains hear her and call back, Shrewd with night: a frosty wail Distant: her the emerald vale Folds, and wonders in her track. (10)
  • Steadily eyeing, before that wail Animal-infant, thy mind began, Momently nearer me: should sight fail, Plod in the track of the husbandman. (10)
  • Long did the punkahs waft their breeze over that brave-hued wheel of pleasure, and the sound of the violins quaver and wail out into the morning. (8)

Also see sentences for: bawling, bewail, cry, crying, deplore, grieve, lament.

Definition of wail:

  • wail, wl, v.i. to lament or sorrow audibly. | v.t. to bemoan: to grieve over. | n. a cry of woe: loud weeping. | n. wail’er. | adj. wail’ful, sorrowful, mournful. | n. wail’ing. | adv. wail’ingly. (0)

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