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  1. wailing, bawlingadjective

    loud cries made while weeping

    Synonyms:
    bawling

    Antonyms:
    joyful

  2. lamenting, wailing, wailfuladjective

    vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression

    "lamenting sinners"; "wailing mourners"; "the wailing wind"; "wailful bagpipes"; "tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare

    Synonyms:
    lamenting, wailful

    Antonyms:
    joyful

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  1. wailingnoun

    Synonyms:
    moaning, ululation, HUBBUBBOO, howling, wail, loud lamentation

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  1. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    africa's wailing children-sometimes I wished it was possible to extend my arms around all of africa's children and to let them feel the love and hope for a brighter day-from uncertainty-lack of food and water-good health and housing-from tribal wars- and to enjoy my reggae music in love and peace. I will continue to pray.

  2. Kahlil Gibran:

    Wailing and lamentation befit those who stand before the throne of life and depart without leaving in its hands a drop of the sweat of their brows or the blood of their hearts.

  3. Bhartrihari:

    Hark! here the sound of lute so sweet, And there the voice of wailing loud; Here scholars grave in conclave meet, There howls the brawling drunken crowd; Here, charming maidens full of glee, There, tottering, withered dames we see. Such light! Such shade! I cannot tell, If here we live in heaven or hell.

  4. Photographer Abd Alkader Habak:

    The scene was horrible -- especially seeing children wailing and dying in front of you, so I decided along with my colleagues that we'd put our cameras aside and start rescuing injured people.

  5. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    I will say this without a doubt:- I have the testimonials of joe higgs and roy wilson- speaking about my works creating reggae and naming the original wailing wailers group name, among other things I was the architect of in trench town. those who seek to challenge me will always lose. put your money on the table which I will give to the poor people after your defeat.


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