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 Meanings and Examples of YELL
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yell
 v.  utter a sudden loud cry
 n.  a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
Classic Sentence: (124 in 9 pages)
1  They had sorely missed the excitement of the drills while away, and they counted education well lost if only they could ride and yell and shoot off rifles in the company of their friends.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  "But not as loud as you yell when Mammy washes your ears," returned Mrs. Tarleton.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
3  And she heard for the first time, without knowing it, the Rebel yell.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  Prissy, looking up, saw her and her mouth opened to yell.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
5  They were hearing drums and bugles and the Rebel yell, seeing footsore men going by in the rain with torn flags slanting.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
6  And manfully seconding Wade's yell was the shrill piping of Beau.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
7  At sunrise the Captain went forward, and knocking on the deck, summoned the prisoners to work; but with a yell they refused.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
8  But ere I break, yell hear me crack; and till ye hear THAT, know that Ahab's hawser tows his purpose yet.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
9  I got hold of his thumb and bent it back, until he let go with a yell.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XV
10  Jurgis turned away, and then in a sudden rush the full realization of his triumph swept over him, and he gave a yell and a jump, and started off on a run.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 3
11  There was a yell as soon as they were sighted, men and women rushing out of houses and saloons as they galloped by.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 26
12  The audience came to its feet with a yell; men waved their arms, laughing aloud in their excitement.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 28
13  The Mohicans boldly sent back the intimidating yell of their enemies, who raised a shout of savage triumph at the fall of Gamut.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
14  But the moment the struggle was decided, a yell arose as fierce and savage as wild and revengeful passions could throw into the air.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
15  A single yell burst from the woods, and all was again still.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
Example Sentence:
1  There was a yell at us, and a jingling of bells to stop the engines, a powwow of cussing, and whistling of steam -- and as Jim went overboard on one side and I on the other, she come smashing straight through the raft.
2  When we entered the room, the teacher was yelling at some unfortunate student.
3  “I was surprised," said Stillman, who yelled in disgust from the penalty box.
4  Boggs rode up before the biggest store in town, and bent his head down so he could see under the curtain of the awning and yells: "Come out here, Sherburn! Come out and meet the man you've swindled."