exclaim against / on (v.) Old form(s): exclaimd , exclaime , exclaimes, exclayming
decry, cry out against, rail at
Ham II.ii.349[Hamlet to Rosencrantz, of the child players] their writers do them wrong to make them exclaim against their own succession
Luc.741[of Lucrece] She stays, exclaiming on the direful night
Luc.757[of Lucrece] Here she exclaims against repose and rest
Oth II.iii.301[Iago to Cassio, of wine] exclaim no more against it
TNK I.ii.86[Valerius to Palamon and Arcite, of Creon] exclaimed against / The horses of the sun, but whispered to / The loudness of his fury [i.e. who only whispered compared to him]
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