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 for Screeched
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Screech \Screech\ (skr[=e]ch), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Screeched;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Screeching.] [Also formerly, scritch, OE.
     skriken, skrichen, schriken, of Scand. origin; cf. Icel.
     skr[ae]kja to shriek, to screech, skr[imac]kja to titter, Sw.
     skrika to shriek, Dan. skrige; also Gael. sgreach, sgreuch,
     W. ysgrechio, Skr. kharj to creak. Cf. Shriek, v.,
     Scream, v.]
     To utter a harsh, shrill cry; to make a sharp outcry, as in
     terror or acute pain; to scream; to shriek. "The screech owl,
     screeching loud." --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

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