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shriek

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of shriek

  1. to cry out loudly and emotionally <the children shrieked with excitement> Synonyms howl, screech, scream, shrill, squall, squeal, yelp, yellRelated Words bay, caterwaul, keen, squawk, wail, yawp (or yaup), yowl; bawl, call, cry, holler, shout, thunder, vociferateNear Antonyms murmur, mutter, whisper




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