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    shrill

    shrill - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shrill

    Definition
    (verb) utter a shrill cry
    Synonyms : pipe , pipe up , shriek
    Definition
    (adj) having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
    Synonyms : sharp
    Example Sentence
    • a shrill whistle
    • a shrill gaiety
    Definition
    (adj) being sharply insistent on being heard
    Synonyms : strident
    Example Sentence
    • strident demands
    • shrill criticism
    Definition
    (adj) of colors that are bright and gaudy
    Example Sentence
    • a shrill turquoise
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when there is a THRILL, possibly we hear a SHRILL(sound or cry). i.e. loud sound.

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