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for To cry up
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Cry \Cry\, v. t.
1. To utter loudly; to call out; to shout; to sound abroad;
to declare publicly.
All, all, cry shame against ye, yet I 'll speak.
The man . . . ran on,crying, Life! life! Eternal
2. To cause to do something, or bring to some state, by
crying or weeping; as, to cry one's self to sleep.
3. To make oral and public proclamation of; to declare
publicly; to notify or advertise by outcry, especially
things lost or found, goods to be sold, ets.; as, to cry
Love is lost, and thus she cries him. --Crashaw.
4. Hence, to publish the banns of, as for marriage.
I should not be surprised if they were cried in
church next Sabbath. --Judd.
To cry aim. See under Aim.
To cry down, to decry; to depreciate; to dispraise; to
Men of dissolute lives cry down religion, because
they would not be under the restraints of it.
To cry out, to proclaim; to shout. "Your gesture cries it
To cry quits, to propose, or declare, the abandonment of a
To cry up, to enhance the value or reputation of by public
and noisy praise; to extol; to laud publicly or urgently.
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