- Used to attract attention or to express surprise, appreciation, wonder, or pleasure. (interjection)
- An expression indicating surprise, dismay, discovery, etc, or calling for another's attention (exclamation)
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- An exclamation used for emphasis at the end of a statement, or alone to seek repetition or confirmation of another person's statement (exclamation)
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