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

  Shriek \Shriek\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shrieked; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Shrieking.] [OE. shriken, originallythe same word as E.
     screech. See Screech, and cf. Screak.]
     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
     [1913 Webster]
           It was the owl that shrieked.            --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]
           At this she shrieked aloud; the mournful train
           Echoed her grief.                        --Dryden.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: sharp piercing cry; "her screaming attracted the neighbors"
           [syn: scream, screaming, shriek, shrieking,
           screech, screeching]
      2: a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry; "he ducked at
         the screechings of shells"; "he heard the scream of the
         brakes" [syn: screech, screeching, shriek, shrieking,
         scream, screaming]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "shrieking":
     acute, argute, blinding, creaky, crude, ear-piercing, flaring,
     flashy, flaunting, garish, gaudy, glaring, howling, keen, keening,
     loud, lurid, overbright, penetrating, piercing, piping, raw, reedy,
     screaky, screaming, screeching, screechy, sharp, shrieky, shrill,
     squeaking, squeaky, thin, ululant, wailing, whining, whistling

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