Examples of screeching in a Sentence
the screeching blast of the factory whistle hurt my ears
Recent Examples of screeching from the Web
In the 1990s, all the innovation in long-distance fiber-optic internet data delivery came to a screeching halt at the last mile; connections into the home, controlled by cable and phone companies, remained slow.
South Carolina 17, Louisiana Tech 16: The Gamecocks’ hype train has come to a screeching halt after a thrilling Week 1 win over NC State.
The contest came to a screeching halt with 27:26 left in regulation when Butler senior defender Bryce Brockman suffered head and facial injuries and was bleeding on the turf.
But that lucky streak appears to have come to a screeching halt with the introduction of queso—which is a culinary art form—in all of the chain's U.S. outposts.
Frankie Muniz worked hard on his Argentine tango with his Dancing with the Stars pro partner Witney Carson — but the whole routine almost came to a screeching halt as a result of a wardrobe malfunction during Monday’s live show.
Whatever the explanation, the brief moral awakening of Bill Cassidy has come to a screeching halt.
So that was probably my main contribution, was to bring everything to a screeching halt with my ridiculous, highfalutin ideas about consciousness.
But that lucky streak appears to have come to a screeching halt with the introduction of queso dip — which should be impossible to mess up — in all of the chain's U.S. outposts.
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First Known Use of screeching
Synonymshigh-pitched, piping, shrill, shrieking, squeaking, squeaky, treble, whistling
Antonymsbass, deep, grave, low, throaty
Related Wordspeeping, thin, tinny; earsplitting, nasal, penetrating, piercing, sharp, strident; squealing, whining, whiny (also whiney), yapping, yelping
Near Antonymsgruff, hoarse, husky, rough, smoky (also smokey)
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