Vocabulary: ululation


Title: Carnage and Cultrue
Author: Victor Davis Hanson
Sentence: War paint, tattoos, bare-breasted women, ululation, and an assortment of iron collars, chains, spiked hair, and occasional human heads and body parts hanging from the war belt are the usual requisites in any Western description, from Roman legions to the Spanish conquistadors, of fighting the Other.
Page: 117

Word: ululate
Definition:
  • to howl, as a dog or a wolf; hoot, as an owl.
  • to utter howling sounds, as in shrill, wordless lamentation; wail.
  • to lament loudly and shrilly.
   Source: Dictionary.com

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