Definition of scream :
1. A sharp, shrill cry, uttered suddenly, as in terror or in pain; a shriek; a screech.
2. To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp outcry, or shrill, loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to shriek; to screech.
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cry (part of speech: verb)
shrillness (part of speech: noun)
scream (part of speech: verb)
- At last, with a great effort, he was able to let out a scream of joy and, opening wide his arms he threw them around the old man's neck. - "The Adventures of Pinocchio", C. Collodi--Pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini.
- Don't scream so; you alarm your mother." - "John Halifax, Gentleman", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
- She would scream and fight, but they would drag her away. - "In a Little Town", Rupert Hughes.