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  • n  a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    he ducked at the screechings of shells
  • n  sharp piercing cry
  • v  make a high-pitched, screeching noise
  • v  utter a harsh abrupt scream

  • This year it's as if "ideagetthemoneyhireaCEOlaunchpartyIPO" has become one big, fast millennial screech.
  • The screech owl followed her, clawed her again before flitting back to its tree.
  • Weisman writes like Malcolm Gladwell and John McPhee mashed together and set on fast-forward in this spirit-enlarging, screech-free hymn to the environment.
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  • Canton won't subsidize bus service
    A commuter bus service between Canton and Ann Arbor could screech to a halt after the Canton Township Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to reject a proposal to spend $15,000 a year to subsidize it.
    June 13, 2013 - Canton Observer
  • Driver detained after 2 pedestrians struck, killed
    Police detained a driver who detectives say hit and killed two pedestrians in the 500 block of West Broward Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale early Thursday morning. Alyza Russell, 22, lost control of her 2012 Porsche Panamera while trying to make a left turn at 5th Avenue, police said. "I heard the screech, and when the car come through -- it looked like something out of a movie," said Michael Lacey ...
    June 13, 2013 - Local 10 Miami
  • Icy Experiments With The Science Center
    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Tim Ezell made George Washington screech with Josh Linn from the St. Louis Science Center,...
    June 12, 2013 - FOX 2 News St. Louis

  • Henry Paulson in United Press International
    The key here is keeping the deal simple,Paulson said. "Complexity is our enemy right here. Once you start adding things, it's a slippery slope and the process could quickly bog down, and it'd screech to a stop here."
  • Russ Howard in
    Blood is thicker than screech,chuckled Russ Howard, referring to the potent dark rum favoured by Newfoundlanders.

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