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Definition of "cry out for" []

  • To be in urgent need (of) (verb)

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Use "cry out for" in a sentence
  • "Someone had heard Sharyn cry out for help, someone had heard her scream, someone was trying to save her ...."
  • "That soul that can, under his distresses, repair to some sense and experience of the prevalency of his affections in it formerly, -- it will relieve him against all his troubles, and only make him cry out for such affections unto God again, that will fully satisfy, when they are drawn out unto him."
  • "It is evident that the savage instinct tends to take the upper hand; but I fear something worse; it is the egoistic and cowardly instinct; it is the ignoble corruption of false patriots, of ultra-republicans who cry out for vengeance, and who hide themselves; a good pretext for the bourgeois who want a STRONG reaction."