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meanings of shriek


  1. A sharp, shrill outcry or scream; a shrill wild cry such as is caused by sudden or extreme terror, pain, or the like.
  2. An exclamation mark.


  1. To utter a loud, sharp, shrill sound or cry, as do some birds and beasts; to scream, as in a sudden fright, in horror or anguish.
  2. To utter sharply and shrilly; to utter in or with a shriek or shrieks.

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