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cry

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

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verb intransitive

shed tears: P. and V. δακρύειν, κλάειν, V. ἐκδακρύειν, δακρυρροεῖν; see lament, cry.

call aloud: P. and V. βοᾶν, ἀναβοᾶν, κεκραγέναι (perf. κράζειν) (also Ar., rare P.), φθέγγεσθαι. ὀλολύζειν (also Ar., rare P.), Ar. and P. ἀνακραγεῖν (2nd aor. ἀνακράζειν), Ar. and V. θροεῖν, λάσκειν, ἀϋτεῖν, V. αὔειν, ἰύζειν, ἀνολολύζειν, φωνεῖν, θωΰσσειν, ἐξορθιάζειν, ὀρθιάζειν, κλάζειν; see shout.

of animals: P. and V. φθέγγεσθαι, V. κλάζειν.

truth and the facts themselves cry aloud: P. ἡ αλήθεια καὶ τὰ πεπραγμένα αὐτὰ βοᾷ (Dem. 366).

cry down: Ar. καταβοᾶν; met., see decry.

be shouted down: P. καταθορυβεῖσθαι (Plato).

cry for: see demand.

cry out: see cry.

cry out against: P. καταβοᾶν (gen.).

cry up: see praise.

substantive

shout: P. and V. βοή, ἡ, κραυγή, ἡ, ὀλολυγή, ἡ (also Ar., rare P.), V. ὀλολυγμός, ὁ, ἀϋτή, ἡ, Ar. and V. βόαμα, τό; see also lamentation.

shouting, din: P. and V. θόρυβος, ὁ, V. κέλαδος, ὁ.

voice: P. and V. φωνή, ἡ, φθέγμα, τό (Plato but rare P.); see voice.

cry of triumph: P. and V. παιάν, ὁ, V. ὀλολυγμός, ὁ.

prophetic cry: V. κληδών, ἡ, Ar. and V. φάτις, ἡ, P. and V. φήμη, ἡ.

cry of animals: P. and V. φθέγμα, τό (Plato), φθόγγος, ὁ (Plato), V. βοή, ἡ, φθογγή, ἡ.