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  Definition of Screech
  1. sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
  2. a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"
  3. utter a harsh abrupt scream
  4. make a high-pitched, screeching noise; "The door creaked when I opened it slowly"
Similar Words: scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screeching, squawk, screak, skreak, skreigh, squeak, creak

 

Derivational Morphology: squawk, screak, skreak, skreigh, shriek, shrill, pipe up, pipe, shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall, squeak, creak, screaming, shrieking, screeching, roarer, bawler, bellower, screamer, screecher, shouter, yeller, whiner, complainer, moaner, sniveller, crybaby, bellyacher, grumbler, squawker, creaking, squeaker

 

 
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