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Entry Word: wail
Function: noun
Text: 1 a crying out in grief <a prolonged wail arose from every corner of the city as the victims of the earthquake were unearthed from the rubble> -- see LAMENT 1
2 a long low sound indicating pain or grief <rescuers heard a faint wail coming from the pile of rubble, a sure sign that one of the victims was still alive> -- see MOAN 1