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dismay

  

      vb  
1    affright, alarm, appal, distress, fill with consternation, frighten, horrify, paralyse, scare, terrify, unnerve  
2    daunt, disappoint, discourage, dishearten, disillusion, dispirit, put off  
      n  
3    agitation, alarm, anxiety, apprehension, consternation, distress, dread, fear, fright, horror, panic, terror, trepidation  
4    chagrin, disappointment, discouragement, disillusionment, upset  
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n.
(Latin for "God wills it") was the cry of the people at the declaration of the First Crusade by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095.
The phrase appears variously as Deus vult (Classical Latin), Dieu le veut (French), Deus lo vult or Deus lo volt (catalan), etc.
v.
to cry
Lancashian -Northern England dialect word
exp.
an expression used to when you are about to cry
[Slang] Ex. : oh my creys!

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