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June 20, 2024

Word of the Day: Hue And Cry

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: June 20, 2024

\HYOO-und-KRYE\ noun

What It Means

Hue and cry refers to a clamor of alarm or protest in response to something. It can also be used as a synonym of hubbub to refer to general noise or uproar.

// After the popular professor was fired by the college, there was such a hue and cry from students that the administration was forced to reconsider its decision.

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