GRE Word List

SCREECH

unpleasant high sharp sound; shriek; V.

The meaning of the word screech is unpleasant high sharp sound; shriek; V..

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WordMeaning
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bilioussuffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
calligraphybeautiful writing; excellent penmanship
defoliatedestroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
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rabidof or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
paroxysmfit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
reprisalretaliation