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Search phrase: shriek

Plays

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Julius CaesarJC II.ii.24And ghosts did shriek and squeal about the streets.And Ghosts did shrieke and squeale about the streets.
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.ii.71the Duchess and the ladies that they would shriek; andthe Dutchesse and the Ladies, that they would shrike, and
Richard IIR2 III.iii.183For night-owls shriek where mounting larks should sing.For night-Owls shrike, where moũting Larks should sing.
Troilus and CressidaTC II.ii.98.2What noise? What shriek is this?What noyse? what shreeke is this?
The Winter's TaleWT V.i.65You chose her; then I'd shriek, that even your earsYou chose her: then Il'd shrieke, that euen your eares

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.307 Night-wandering weasels shriek to see him there; Night-wandring weezels shreek to see him there,

Glossary

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mandrakevariety of poisonous plant [thought to emit a lethal shriek when pulled from the ground]

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Themes and Topics

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Plants...er human body supposedly emits a lethal shriek on being pulled up also supposed aphro...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SHRIEKBASICshriek n, shriek n, shrieking adj, shrieking n, INTENSITY, shrill-shreaking adj
SHRIEKTIMEnight-shriek n
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