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INTERJECTION
Meaning of Interjections Uses of Interjection Words
USES OF INTERJECTIONS (Wow!, Yay-yaay!, Yeah!, Yokes!, Yippee!)

Express emotions / feelings / surprise

Common words used as Interjection are:

Aah! Ah! Aha! Ahh! Alas!
Aww! Bah! Bingo! Bosh! Bravo!
Dear! Eh! Er! Eww! Geez!
Hey! Hello! Hi! Hmm! Humph!
Hurrah! Oh! Ooh! Oomph! Oops!
Ouch! Pooh! Shh! Tut-tut! Uh!
Uh-huh! Uh-oh! Um! Umm! Whew!
Wow! Yay-yaay! Yeah! Yikes! Yippee!
  INTERJECTION WORDS AND THEIR USES
Wow!
 
'Wow!' used for expressing surprise or admiration.
Examples
Wow! That’s really great news!
Wow! What a beautiful dress!
Wow! How did you do that?
Yay/Yaay!
 
'Yay or yaay!' used for expressing Congratulatory exclamation.
Examples
I can’t believe you’re actually coming here! Yaay!
Yaay! India won the Cricket world cup 2011.
Yeah!
 
'Yeah!' used for Variant of ‘yes’.
Examples
Yeah! I’d love some pineapple juice.
 
Yikes!
 
'Yikes!' used for fear or concern (not serious).
Examples
Yikes, my mother’s home!
 
Yippee!
 
'Yippee!' used for exclamation of celebration.
Examples
Yippee! We won, lets head to the bar.
Yippee! It's the summer vacation!
Yippee! We're going on holidays!
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Meaning of Interjections Uses of Interjection Words