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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of shrill.


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  • Rocks sang your name and shrilled in the night-time winds, and you pledged a silent promise that you would not forget their crackling redness, their sparks in the pitch-black.

    Fire Pit

  • Suddenly a bugle-call shrilled on the air, and while we shrank closer into the shadow of the trees a tumult of hoof-beats filled the quiet night, and a whole squadron of cavalry came in sight, riding full tilt in the direction of the fortress.

    In Direst Peril

  • The voice of Margot shrilled out and cut into her words.

    Cleek, the Master Detective

  • "Has he got any of the old man Granitch's money?" shrilled "Wild

    Jimmie Higgins

  • A scream of laughter shrilled from the forest, one ungodly yipping laugh . . . and then a chorus.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • She watched the corpse shake in a seizure and let out shrilled moan that rattled Ai's ears, shocking her mind.

    Arcana Magi Cross - c.2

  • Through the storm of applause, Gnob's voice shrilled clear.


  • (She sells the same meatballs at a cart outside of her midtown restaurant, Mia Dona.) "I can't believe I won," shrilled Ms. Arpaia, as she shimmied to the stage in black suede boots and a tiny red dress.

    Not Your Mother's Meatballs

  • “Oh! Mama,” she shrilled, “the world is white with snow.”

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Even elderly matrons and greybeards with a foot in the grave screeched and shrilled their joy in the spectacle.



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