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Overview of noun screeching

The noun screeching has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screaming

(a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes")

2. scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screeching

(sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors")

Overview of verb screech

The verb screech has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) whine, squeak, screech, creak, screak, skreak

(make a high-pitched, screeching noise; "The door creaked when I opened it slowly"; "My car engine makes a whining noise")

2. squawk, screak, skreak, skreigh, screech

(utter a harsh abrupt scream) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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