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screech

 
pronunciation:
skrich
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: screeches, screeching, screeched
definition: to make a harsh, shrill cry or sound.
The car's brakes screeched.
similar words:
scream
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a screeching sound.
We heard screeches coming from the monkey house at the zoo.
similar words:
scream
derivation: screecher (n.)
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