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scream

verb

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1 to cry out loudly and emotionally
  • we screamed when the roller coaster began its 30-foot plunge

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2 to show mirth with an explosive vocal sound
  • you'll scream when you see the outfit that she's wearing

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3 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • angry residents screamed that their neighborhood still hadn't been plowed a week after the snowstorm

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scream

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of scream (Entry 2 of 2)

someone or something that is very funny
  • that new comedy is a scream

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The first known use of scream was in the 12th century

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“Scream.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scream. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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