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Adjective
Having a pitch or frequency at the upper end of the auditory range
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“The man lifted a whistle that hung around his neck and blew into it, causing a sharp, shrill sound to be emitted.”
Adjective
Making or characterized by a noisy outcry
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Brazen or flashy
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Severe or intense, especially in a painful or unpleasant way
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Verb
To make a loud, and usually emotional, cry
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To emit or cause to emit sound
“The phone shrilled nearby, making her jump.”
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To make a whirring or hissing sound
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To make a high-pitched sound or cry
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To say in a harsh, grating voice
Noun
A long, high-pitched cry or noise
Noun
A short, high-pitched sound or cry
Noun
A harsh, grating voice or call
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