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Synonyms for screeching
screech·ing

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  1. screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking, scream, screamingnoun

    a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry

    "he ducked at the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the brakes"

    Synonyms:
    thigh-slapper, screaming, belly laugh, scream, howler, screech, shriek, shrieking, riot, wow, sidesplitter

  2. scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking, screech, screechingnoun

    sharp piercing cry

    "her screaming attracted the neighbors"

    Synonyms:
    screaming, belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, screech, shriek, scream, shrieking, riot, wow, thigh-slapper

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How to use screeching in a sentence?

  1. Caleb Holder:

    We could hear more tires screeching, and then just barely see headlights coming in through the fog.

  2. Brian Hoops:

    (The accelerated planting pace) is coming to a screeching halt with possible and probably delays.

  3. David Hellerstein:

    Studies come to a screeching halt, we are now just beginning to make up for decades of lost time.

  4. Patrick Dowless:

    I heard 11 to 14 shots and heard screeching tires and sirens, so I knew something was happening, i went outside and saw lots of officers running towards a body and some running the other way. The officers were standing over the body but when the paramedics arrived they stood up right away.

  5. Heather McGowan:

    The foundational knowledge of the future is your own ability to learn and adapt, because if you don't your career will come to a screeching halt after a couple of years.


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