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proclaimed Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
    • He was proclaimed King
  2. verb state or announce
    exclaim; promulgate; proclaim.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty
  3. verb affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of
    predicate; proclaim.
    • The speech predicated the fitness of the candidate to be President
  4. verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  5. adjective satellite declared publicly; made widely known
    • their announced intentions
    • the newspaper's proclaimed adherence to the government's policy

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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