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An exclamatory mark is a punctuation mark that is used to show an exclamation. It is used after a spoken word, sound, or phrase that expresses a sudden or strong feeling such as surprise, anger, fear, pain or pleasure. It’s also used to give an order or to tell someone to do something in a forceful manner. The exclamation mark is used at the end of an exclamatory sentence.

 

Examples:

  • He's here! He's here!
  • We won! We won!
  • Quiet, over there!
  • Oh gosh, what a complete waste of my time!
  • Sit over there and be quiet for as many hours as you can!