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Shrieking

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Noun

1. scream, screaming, screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking

sharp piercing cry

Example Sentences:
'her screaming attracted the neighbors'

2. scream, screaming, screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking

a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

Example Sentences:
'he ducked at the screechings of shells'
'he heard the scream of the brakes'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Shrieking

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noun
1. 
a shrill and piercing cry
verb
2. 
to produce or utter (words, sounds, etc) in a shrill piercing tone

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Shrieking

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verb intransitive
1. 
to make a loud, sharp, piercing cry or sound, as certain animals, or a person in terror, pain, or laughter; screech
verb transitive
2. 
to utter with a shriek
noun
3. 
a loud, piercing cry or sound

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Shrieking

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n.
1. A shrill, often frantic cry.
2. A sound suggestive of such a cry.
v. shrieked, shriek·ing, shrieks
v.intr.
1. To utter a shriek.
2. To make a sound similar to a shriek.
v.tr.
To utter with a shriek.

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