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synonyms for shrilly

  • acute
  • high-pitched
  • loud
  • malodorous
  • penetrating
  • piercing
  • piping
  • putrid
  • rancid
  • rank
  • reeking
  • sharp
  • shrieky
  • shrill
  • smelly
  • soprano
  • strident
  • treble
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How to use shrilly in a sentence

That this conclusion had been reached by some one else in the car was proved by a woman's voice that rose shrilly above the rest.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Once they thought they heard voices outside, and shrilly they cried to their imaginary rescuers.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Startlingly Mrs. Briggs laughed, shrilly, unpleasantly, as a woman laughs in great fear.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
She laughed shrilly, with a set, white face; which is the most unmirthful kind of laugh you can imagine.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
A minute after that it seemed as though every door in every house on the street slammed shrilly.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Her voice soared shrilly to match the heights of her tantrum.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
I think she loved him, for when he left her she whinnied shrilly, and he had to go back and stroke and caress her.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
The tiny people, who were the Elves of Light, came clamouring shrilly after him, pulling frantically at the lasso.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
Pthrung, Pthrung, croaked the old ones; pug, pug; shrilly joined in the smaller fry.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
The cry of a water-bird broke shrilly on the silence of the night, and made us feel less lonely.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
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