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adjective as in high in sound

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Cadets mimicked his commands, which he issued in drawn-out syllables in his high-pitched, mountain-inflected voice.

She added in the high-pitched, over-enunciated voice, like she was alternating between sucking on helium and a bong.

Disappointed and frustrated, the men make angry, high-pitched appeals towards you, but they leave nonetheless.

It is a creepy sound, inhumanly high-pitched and strangely clipped and emphatic: “S-s-eeg maheevoh s-s-speeree.”

For anyone younger watching her on this strange, high-pitched daily basis, The View should not be what she is remembered for.

There a familiar sound met his ears—the roll of a drum followed by an incantation in a quavering, high-pitched voice.

Quite recently a new high-pitched roof has been placed over this chantry.

The voice that had been held rigidly to the usual calm clarity of an official announcer became suddenly high-pitched and vibrant.

He had a high-pitched voice with aristocratic intonations, and he seemed to be in a perpetual state of interrogation.

This was no high-pitched fluting from aliens deprived of their sport, but a hissing nightmare cry.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to high-pitched, such as: piercing, shrill, acute, clarion, shrieky, and treble.

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