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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sharp piercing cry; A high-pitched noise resembling a human cry.

Usage examples (31)
  • Verb (used without object) : to shriek with pain
  • Verb (used with object) : to shriek defiance
  • Population and climate change are well worth watching but the excitable shrieking is not helpful.
  • Sure, he needs to play catch-up with his new party-mates in shrieking about socialism and the destruction of the U.S. for more
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