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screaming

adjective

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1 arousing a strong and usually superficial interest or emotional reaction
  • screaming headlines about the latest showbiz scandal

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screaming

verb
present participle of scream

Synonyms & Antonyms of screaming (Entry 2 of 2)

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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The first known use of screaming was in 1848

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“Screaming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/screaming. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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