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shrieking

adjective

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having a high musical pitch or range
  • shrieking horns of impatient drivers stuck in a traffic jam

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shrieking

verb
present participle of shriek

Synonyms & Antonyms of shrieking (Entry 2 of 2)

to cry out loudly and emotionally
  • the children shrieked with excitement

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“Shrieking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shrieking. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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