shriek

[ shreek ]SEE DEFINITION OF shriek

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHRIEK

Through the cold and darkness came a shriek that chilled her with horror.

It was rather a frightful place to go into in search of the source of a shriek.

Yet, in the intensity of her utterance, the feeble whisper struck like a shriek of horror.

By degrees her voice had lost its cooing tone and had risen to a shriek.

At this juncture the brakes began to shriek and grind upon the wheels.

But as soon as she did so she began to shriek, and took it out again.

It sounded in their ears and was as unexpected as a shriek in church.

I gave a shriek of despair, and scrambled out of the cave howling.

The shriek of agony from Hans loosened the arms of Heinrich.

He soon returned, for a shriek recalled him,—but she was gone.

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