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Bullfrogs bellowed, tree-frogs bleated like lost lambs, crickets shrilled, and owls hooted.
He was still engaged in reading when a bell shrilled in the hall.
He rubbed his eyes, shrilled an exclamation, and began running in the opposite direction.
High-pitched war whoops shrilled out of the forest shadows ahead, and more arrows whistled at them.
SHAMANROBERT SHEA
The yelling procession came to the masses of the people, who shrilled in answer, the dogs ki-yied, and old trade-guns boomed.
THE WAY OF AN INDIANFREDERIC REMINGTON
They sat in the Glynn sitting-room, which shrilled with treble voices as if a flock of sparrows had settled therein.
THE YATES PRIDEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
“I asked what his name was,” shrilled the old woman, bringing the end of her stick down hard upon the floor.
ALETTABERTRAM MITFORD
Then a sharper whistle shrilled almost in his ear and he twisted around to stare at a creature who was gazing at him.
VICTORYLESTER DEL REY
He felt it now, and his breathing grew fast and difficult—his chest laboring as he shrilled breath into his lungs.
'DRAG' HARLANCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
In the warm, scented dusk the locusts shrilled in the trees, and far up the gorge the whippoorwill called and called.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON

WORD OF THE DAY

Parnassianadjective | [pahr-nas-ee-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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