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Word: shrill

shrill
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  • verb utter a shrill cry
    Synonyms

    pipe, pipe up, shriek

  • adj having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
    Synonyms

    sharp

    Examples
    • a shrill whistle
    • a shrill gaiety
  • adj being sharply insistent on being heard
    Synonyms

    strident

    Examples
    • strident demands
    • shrill criticism
  • adj of colors that are bright and gaudy
    Examples
    • a shrill turquoise
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010