Exclaim vs Snort - What's the difference?

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Exclaim is a related term of snort.


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between exclaim and snort

is that exclaim is (obsolete) exclamation; outcry, clamor while snort is (obsolete) to snore.

As verbs the difference between exclaim and snort

is that exclaim is (lb) to cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion while snort is to make a snort; to exhale roughly through the nose.

As nouns the difference between exclaim and snort

is that exclaim is (obsolete) exclamation; outcry, clamor while snort is the sound made by exhaling or inhaling roughly through the nose.

exclaim

English

Alternative forms

* exclame

Verb

(en verb)
  • (lb) To cry out suddenly, from some strong emotion.
  • *
  • *:“Heavens!” exclaimed Nina, “the blue-stocking and the fogy!—and yours are'' pale blue, Eileen!—you’re about as self-conscious as Drina—slumping there with your hair tumbling ''à la Mérode! Oh, it's very picturesque, of course, but a straight spine and good grooming is better.”
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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Exclamation; outcry, clamor.
  • * 1635 , John Donne, "His parting form her":
  • Oh fortune, thou'rt not worth my least exclame [...].

    snort

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The sound made by exhaling or inhaling roughly through the nose.
  • (slang) A dose of a drug to be snorted. Here, "drug" includes snuff (i.e., pulverized tobacco). A snort also may be a drink of whiskey, as "Let's have a snort".
  • (slang) An alcoholic drink.
  • * 1951 , Indiana Historical Society Publications (volumes 16-17, page 157)
  • Everybody tipped up the jug and took a snort of whisky and followed it with a gourd of cool water. We thought a snort of whisky now and then braced us up some and put a little more lift in us.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make a snort; to exhale roughly through the nose.
  • She snorted with laughter.
  • (slang) To inhale (usually a drug) through the nose.
  • to snort cocaine
  • (obsolete) To snore.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The snorting citizens.