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intr.v. screaked, screak·ing, screaks
1. To screech; shriek.
2. To creak.
1. A screech; a shriek.
2. A creak.
[Middle English skricken, from Old Norse skrækja.]
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(intr) to screech or creak
a screech or creak
[C16: from Old Norse skrækja. See screech1, shriek]
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1. to screech.
2. to creak.n.
3. a screech.
4. a creak.
[1490–1500; < Scandinavian]
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Past participle: screaked
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|Verb||1.||screak - make a high-pitched, screeching noise; "The door creaked when I opened it slowly"; "My car engine makes a whining noise"|
|2.||screak - utter a harsh abrupt scream|
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