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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) Acute; sharp; piercing; having or emitting a sharp, piercing tone or sound; -- said of a sound, or of that which produces a sound.

2. (n.) A shrill sound.

3. (v. i.) To utter an acute, piercing sound; to sound with a sharp, shrill tone; to become shrill.

4. (v. t.) To utter or express in a shrill tone; to cause to make a shrill sound.

Strong's Hebrew
2980. yabab -- to cry in a shrill voice
... 2979, 2980. yabab. 2981 . to cry in a shrill voice. Transliteration: yabab
Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-bab) Short Definition: lamented. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7440. rinnah -- a ringing cry
... From ranan; properly, a creaking (or shrill sound), ie Shout (of joy or grief) --
cry, gladness, joy, proclamation, rejoicing, shouting, sing(-ing), triumph. ...
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8319. sharaq -- to hiss, whistle, pipe
... hiss. A primitive root; properly, to be shrill, ie To whistle or hiss (as a call
or in scorn) -- hiss. 8318, 8319. sharaq. 8320 . Strong's Numbers.
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6873. tsarach -- to cry, roar
... cry, roar. A primitive root; to be clear (in tone, ie Shrill), ie To whoop --
cry, roar. 6872c, 6873. tsarach. 6874 . Strong's Numbers.
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Again the Council of the Covenant was in Session. ...
... Shrill and trembling with emotion, it thrilled many with a feeling of religious
awe. ... Then his voice broke into a shrill, piping laugh. "Ha, ha! ...
// 20 again the council.htm

A Savage Duel.
... him go as harmless. Instantly the air is filled with their fierce shrill
cries, "Away with Him: Away with Him.". But Pilate seems ...
// talks about jesus/a savage duel.htm

Protest and Agony. (I, iv. 10, 19, vi. 11, xi. 18-xii. 6, xv. 10 ...
... time he reminds us of one of those fatal shells which rend the air as they shoot,
distinct even through the roar of battle by their swift, shrill anguish and ...
// protest and agony i.htm

The Exile.
... But a new dynasty resting on military pre-eminence cannot afford to let a successful
soldier stand on the steps of the throne; and the shrill chant of the ...
// life of david/iv the exile.htm

Practical Hints for Speakers
... Endeavor to keep your voice free from such undesirable qualities as the harsh, breathy,
sharp, rough, rigid, throaty, guttural, thin, shrill, nasal, unmusical ...
/.../kleiser/talks on talking/practical hints for speakers.htm

Our Lord's Solemn Enquiry
... lived. There is no doubt that at certain times they would come to us again,
ringing shrill and clear through the thick darkness. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 62 1916/our lords solemn enquiry.htm

Vergilius had Thought Wisely of his Temptation. ...
... they would bring confusion or death upon me. I must not be there, and yet"and yet
I must. They wait for the shrill voice to declare the fulness of time. ...
/.../ 17 vergilius had thought.htm

Hymn at Cock-Crow
... The Lord to Peter once foretold What meaning that shrill strain should hold, How
he before cock-crow would lie And thrice his Master dear deny. ...
/.../prudentius/the hymns of prudentius/i hymn at cock-crow.htm

Chapter twenty-two
... Just as she was stealthily mounting the parapet to throw herself into the river,
the child caught sight of her, ran forward with a shrill cry more animal than ...
// his steps/chapter twenty-two.htm

The Perseverance of Faith
... When she cried, "Have mercy upon me, O Lord, thou Son of David!" it was with
a shrill and piteous voice. She could not bear to be refused. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 38 1892/the perseverance of faith.htm

Shrill (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) A shrill sound. 3. (vi) To utter an acute, piercing sound; to sound
with a sharp, shrill tone; to become shrill. 4. (vt) To ...
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Whistle (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To make a shrill sound with a wind or steam instrument, somewhat
like that made with the lips; to blow a sharp, shrill tone. ...
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Scream (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vi) 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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Shriek (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To utter a loud, sharp, shrill sound or cry, as do some birds and beasts;
to scream, as in a sudden fright, in horror or anguish. ...
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Pipe (13 Occurrences)
... whistle carried by a boatswain. 14. (vi) To emit or have a shrill sound
like that of a pipe; to whistle. 15. (vi) To become hollow ...
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Piping (3 Occurrences)
... fife. 4. (v.) Emitting a high, shrill sound. 5. (v ... house. 8. (n.) The act
of playing on a pipe; the shrill noted of birds, etc. 9. (n ...
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Screech (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (v.) To utter a harsh, shrill cry; to make a sharp
outcry, as in terror or acute pain; to scream; to shriek. ...
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Shrine (34 Occurrences)

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Katydid (1 Occurrence)
... During the summer and autumn, in the evening, the males make a peculiar, loud, shrill
sound, resembling the combination Katy-did, whence the name. ...
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Flat (33 Occurrences)
... a flat seventh; A flat. 9. (superl.) Not sharp or shrill; not acute; as,
a flat sound. 10. (superl.) Sonant; vocal; -- applied to ...
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Bible Concordance
Shrill (1 Occurrence)

Isaiah 10:30 Cry aloud with thy voice, O daughter of Gallim! hearken, O Laishah! O thou poor Anathoth!
(See JPS)



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