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  • nounoutcry
  • nounperson or thing that is very funny
  • verbcry out

synonyms for screams

  • cry
  • howl
  • screech
  • shriek
  • wail
  • yelp
  • holler
  • yell
  • high-pitched shout

antonyms for screams

MOST RELEVANT
  • seriousness
  • seriousness
  • calm
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How to use screams in a sentence

The injured and indignant animal gave vent to a succession of eldritch screams.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In that case, the man she had seen might have been the ghost who with his mysterious knocks and screams had frightened them.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
She had started forward, grasping around her wildly, uttering a series of rising screams.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Never shall I forget the scene which met my eyes, when we reached the place from whence the screams proceeded.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
With screams of joy the guard began dancing about me and the older men danced around the Dales.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
I was suddenly recalled to the affairs of the moment by hearing the screams of a woman, followed by a rifle-shot.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
By this time the beach was lined with women and children, who caused the air to resound with the most horrid yells and screams.
A NARRATIVE OF THE SHIPWRECK, CAPTIVITY AND SUFFERINGS OF HORACE HOLDEN AND BENJ. H. NUTEHORACE HOLDEN
The living flame ran but a few steps, then disappeared from the earth, and the screams ceased.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Two of the younger and slender ones fell with piercing screams before Mole's impetuous charge.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Baron de Becasse ran round and round, uttering subdued and plaintive screams; Sir Peter swore steadily.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
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