Thesaurus / screech
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
That screech was so blamed genuwine I almost fergot to stick out my laig and trip Boston as he come by me.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
I thought how at college I used to hear from my chamber the screech of trolley cars rounding a curve and biting my nerves.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The distant screech of the grinder was muffled and not unpleasant.
THE WORSHIPPERSDAMON FRANCIS KNIGHT
From a tree near the forest Tess could hear the screech of a night-owl die away in smothered laughter.
TESS OF THE STORM COUNTRYGRACE MILLER WHITE
Dangerfield and Farrelly were gone—and a rending screech from behind the buildings told only too well where.
THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT
Still they went on, and just at the screech of the day they came to the other shore of the River of the Broken Towers.
THE KING OF IRELAND'S SONPADRAIC COLUM
And now his gagging screech resolved itself into articulate speech.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
Suddenly a warning screech came from behind, and he lay flat, immovable, upon the path.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
Little powder, light lead, and a long arm, seldom fail of bringing the death screech from a Mingo!
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
They say he give a screech that'd put a crimp in the devil himself, and went galloping off, jumping about twenty feet at a lick.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
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