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synonyms for shrieking

  • piercing
  • sharp
  • shrill
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How to use shrieking in a sentence

The fleshy woman climbed into the tonneau and held the still shrieking girl.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
The shrieking trade-winds and the dense white fogs were hibernating somewhere out in the Pacific.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Shrieking inarticulate anathema, he rushed downstairs, the man in the green baize apron following at his heels.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
From further back, through an open doorway, a girl's voice was shrieking for the police over the phone.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The distant puffing of fire engines, the shrieking of river sirens, accentuate my loneliness.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Crouching as if I had given her a blow, she put her two hands out, shrieking faintly: 'Not that!
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Andrew lighted the boy's lamp and tore up the brae, leaving Robert shrieking in nervous fright.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
"It makes me think of spectres and shrieking ghosts," said Robbie, as he drew the cover up closer, and cuddled down by Clifford.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
She came near shrieking—so startled was she—as a horseman reined up at the window.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Young girls were outraged before their mothers' eyes, or put to death, shrieking and imploring mercy.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
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