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  • n. Plural form of shrillness.


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  • He plasters up his election-time shrillnesses not only on Fox's House of

    The Art of Letters

  • For at one moment the place seemed so humanly familiar, so distinctly my own proper envelope, that for love of it I could have laid my cheek against the wall; while in the next I was miserably conscious of strange new shrillnesses.

    Famous Modern Ghost Stories


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