1. The DISORIENTED boy died in the forest. <correct>
2. I was pulled along by a strange force. <correct>
3. The cries from the little boy sounded loud.
4. The boy's cries sounded loud.
Loud, not strong.Could I use "Yells" to mean "stronger cries"?
No. Try, cry out. That's a synonym for "yell".Is "yell" a synonym of "cry"?
There's no need to use quotation marks ("...") in your examples:
EX: "I like cake."
EX: I like cake.
All the best.