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Shout


SHOUT, verb intransitive To utter a sudden and loud outcry, usually in joy, triumph or exultation, or to animate soldiers in an onset.

It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery. Exodus 32:18.

When ye hear th esound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout Joshua 6:5.

SHOUT, noun A loud burst of voice or voices; a vehement and sudden outcry, particularly of a multitude of men, expressing joy, triumph, exultation or animated courage. It is sometimes intended in derision.

The Rhodians seeing an enemy turn their backs, gave a great shout in derision. Knolles.

SHOUT, verb transitive To treat with shouts or clamor.