shriek


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Synonyms for shriek

Synonyms for shriek

a long, loud, piercing cry or sound

to utter a long, loud, piercing cry, as of pain or fright

to proclaim in a blatantly startling way

Synonyms for shriek

a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

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Paul works with long-time collaborator Matt Fox - their company Fox and Shriek is committed to creating visually stunning, unique and exciting theatrical productions.
Ray Spencer, MBE, Executive Director ofThe Customs Houseand award-winning panto dame, added: "Fox and Shriek have that rare gift of visioning truly innovative dreams and ideas.
It's a shriek that gave way to this being screamed into the ether: "If only the loser had had me on his arm, they'd have ushered him in as it was a rap party and every Afro-American knows I've saved nine Third World countries from bankruptcy.
The 'enfant terrible' of the fashion world in the 1980s, Rothbury-born Shriek, who grew up in Ashington, is now a leading costume designer and creator for opera and ballet companies nationwide and a new collection of his garments titled Now, Voyager will also form part of the display at the Sandford Goudie Gallery at the Customs House.
The theory is that the different shrieks and pitches make it easier for you to tell which direction the emergency vehicle is heading from so you can pull over and let it past.
Though the title Shriek: An Afterword is somewhat enigmatic, it is also a fair summary of the novel's conceit' this is presented as a biographical afterword to a book by the missing historian Duncan Shriek, written by his sister Janice.
Plum-Ucci pulls her readers into a whirlpool of seafaring superstition and gives them only a captain's prayer to take with them as The She begins to shriek again.
The Silent Shriek is a book that can be recommended to students who "don't particularly want to read" and would be a wonderful addition to a school library.
More to the point, he (legitimately) buttonholed government as the "problem" a shriek that helped him take control of the very institution whose credibility he undermined.
You know you may be in trouble when you hear your guide shriek and see him hot-foot it down the valley without a second glance.
Jennifer Capriati was right when she called the shriek not only a distraction, but unfair to the opponents.
Workers at Blair Drummond Safari Park, near Stirling, were about to call police when a member of staff suddenly recognised the animal's shriek.
Carlyle, when writing of the September massacre, looks as though he is admitting it is not to be defended: 'That a shriek of inarticulate horror rose over this thing, not only from French Aristocats and Moderates, but from all Europe, and has prolonged itself to the present day, was most natural and right.
1980s In 1980 Paul established Paul Shriek Limited Edition as a label.