wail

Snivel vs Wail - What's the difference?

snivel | wail |


As verbs the difference between snivel and wail

is that snivel is to breathe heavily through the nose; to sniffle while wail is to cry out, as in sorrow or anguish or wail can be (obsolete) to choose; to select.

As nouns the difference between snivel and wail

is that snivel is the act of snivelling while wail is a prolonged cry, usually high-pitched, especially as of grief or anguish.

Blub vs Wail - What's the difference?

blub | wail |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between blub and wail

is that blub is (obsolete) to swell; to puff out, as with weeping while wail is (obsolete) to choose; to select.

As verbs the difference between blub and wail

is that blub is to cry, whine or blubber while wail is to cry out, as in sorrow or anguish or wail can be (obsolete) to choose; to select.

As a noun wail is

a prolonged cry, usually high-pitched, especially as of grief or anguish.

Wale vs Wail - What's the difference?

wale | wail |


As nouns the difference between wale and wail

is that wale is : whales while wail is a prolonged cry, usually high-pitched, especially as of grief or anguish.

As a verb wail is

to cry out, as in sorrow or anguish or wail can be (obsolete) to choose; to select.

Screech vs Wail - What's the difference?

screech | wail | Related terms |

Screech is a related term of wail.


As nouns the difference between screech and wail

is that screech is a high-pitched strident or piercing sound, such as that between a moving object and any surface while wail is a prolonged cry, usually high-pitched, especially as of grief or anguish.

As verbs the difference between screech and wail

is that screech is to make such a sound while wail is to cry out, as in sorrow or anguish or wail can be (obsolete) to choose; to select.

Wail vs Sniffle - What's the difference?

wail | sniffle |


In lang=en terms the difference between wail and sniffle

is that wail is to lament; to bewail; to grieve over while sniffle is to make a whimpering or sniffing sound when breathing because of a runny nose.

As nouns the difference between wail and sniffle

is that wail is a prolonged cry, usually high-pitched, especially as of grief or anguish while sniffle is the act, or the sound of sniffling; the condition of having a runny or wet nose, as from a cold or allergies.

As verbs the difference between wail and sniffle

is that wail is to cry out, as in sorrow or anguish or wail can be (obsolete) to choose; to select while sniffle is to make a whimpering or sniffing sound when breathing because of a runny nose.

Wail vs Brawl - What's the difference?

wail | brawl |


As nouns the difference between wail and brawl

is that wail is a prolonged cry, usually high-pitched, especially as of grief or anguish while brawl is a fight, usually with a large number of people involved.

As verbs the difference between wail and brawl

is that wail is to cry out, as in sorrow or anguish or wail can be (obsolete) to choose; to select while brawl is to engage in a brawl; to fight or quarrel.

Wept vs Wail - What's the difference?

wept | wail |


As verbs the difference between wept and wail

is that wept is (weep) while wail is to cry out, as in sorrow or anguish or wail can be (obsolete) to choose; to select.

As a noun wail is

a prolonged cry, usually high-pitched, especially as of grief or anguish.

Wail vs Ululation - What's the difference?

wail | ululation | Related terms |

Wail is a related term of ululation.


As nouns the difference between wail and ululation

is that wail is a prolonged cry, usually high-pitched, especially as of grief or anguish while ululation is a long, loud, mournful cry or howl.

As a verb wail

is to cry out, as in sorrow or anguish or wail can be (obsolete) to choose; to select.

Wail vs Keening - What's the difference?

wail | keening | Related terms |

Wail is a related term of keening.


As nouns the difference between wail and keening

is that wail is a prolonged cry, usually high-pitched, especially as of grief or anguish while keening is intense mournful wailing after a death, often at a funeral or wake.

As verbs the difference between wail and keening

is that wail is to cry out, as in sorrow or anguish or wail can be (obsolete) to choose; to select while keening is .

As an adjective keening is

sharp, shrill, especially of a sound.

Wail vs Sigh - What's the difference?

wail | sigh |


In lang=en terms the difference between wail and sigh

is that wail is to lament; to bewail; to grieve over while sigh is to express by sighs; to utter in or with sighs.

As nouns the difference between wail and sigh

is that wail is a prolonged cry, usually high-pitched, especially as of grief or anguish while sigh is a deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued, frustrated, grieved, or relieved; the act of sighing.

As verbs the difference between wail and sigh

is that wail is to cry out, as in sorrow or anguish or wail can be (obsolete) to choose; to select while sigh is to inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it; to make a deep single audible respiration, especially as the result or involuntary expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, frustration, or the like.

As an interjection sigh is

an expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, frustration, or the like, often used in casual written contexts.

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