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 Meanings and Examples of PROCLAIM
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 v.  declare; announce
Classic Sentence: (55 in 4 pages)
1  The king said to his daughter: 'I will proclaim a great feast that shall last for three days, and you shall throw a golden apple.'
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Context  Highlight   In IRON HANS
2  I see that plainly enough, my most excellent host, and you may rely upon me to proclaim so striking a proof of your attention to your guests wherever I go.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
3  I am certain of it; his languishing looks and modulated tones when addressing Mademoiselle Danglars fully proclaim his intentions.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
4  I will proclaim, I will prove your innocence.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
5  Thus I might proclaim myself a madman, but not revoke the sentence passed upon my wretched victim.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
6  Sophy was very much confused by my being told all this, and said that when 'Tom' was made a judge he wouldn't be so ready to proclaim it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
7  But as Kennicott began to proclaim the list of places achieved, Harry interrupted with an account of how much he himself had seen, two years ago.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
8  Memphis is fast losing her black population, who proclaim as they go that there is no protection for the life and property of any Afro-American citizen in Memphis who is not a slave.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In VII
9  Sometimes, one side by its yells and cheers would proclaim decisive blows, but a moment later the other side would be all yells and cheers.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 22
10  But I will proclaim thy villainy, Templar, from one end of Europe to the other.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
11  I will give fifty more,' said Mr. Brownlow, 'and proclaim it with my own lips upon the spot, if I can reach it.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIX
12  If Elizabeth and her father did not deceive themselves, had been taking much pains to seek the acquaintance, and proclaim the value of the connection, as he had formerly taken pains to shew neglect.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
13  Then I bid my comrades take up arms, and proclaim war on the accursed race.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK THIRD
14  With this use then likewise they bade Latinus proclaim war on the Aeneadae, and unclose the baleful gates.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SEVENTH
15  It cannot be because you are idle that your master takes such poor care of you, indeed your face and figure have nothing of the slave about them, and proclaim you of noble birth.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XXIV
Example Sentence:
1  But one year on, the company did proclaim it a success.
2  The government is proclaiming a carrot-and-stick approach to the problem.
3  Republican party members were confidently proclaiming victory even as the first few votes came in.
4  We should recant all opinions which are in conflict with those proclaimed by the central leadership.
5  The district unilaterally proclaimed its independence from the national government.
6  The government has proclaimed a new law.
7  Singing "I am the very model of a modern Major-General," in The Pirates of Penzance, Major-General Stanley proclaimed himself the epitome of an officer and a gentleman.
8  Asserting his veracity, young George Washington proclaimed, "Father, I cannot tell a lie!"
9  This building, more than any other, proclaims the character of the town.
10  He that boasts of his own knowledge proclaims ignorance.