Screaking
Screak Screak, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Screaked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Screaking}.] [Cf. Icel. skr[ae]kja to screech. Cf. {Creak}, v., {Screech}.] To utter suddenly a sharp, shrill sound; to screech; to creak, as a door or wheel. [1913 Webster]

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  • screaking — v. screech, emit a high piercing cry, shriek, scream; make a creak, make a harsh grating noise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • screaking — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Screak — Screak, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Screaked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Screaking}.] [Cf. Icel. skr[ae]kja to screech. Cf. {Creak}, v., {Screech}.] To utter suddenly a sharp, shrill sound; to screech; to creak, as a door or wheel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Screaked — Screak Screak, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Screaked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Screaking}.] [Cf. Icel. skr[ae]kja to screech. Cf. {Creak}, v., {Screech}.] To utter suddenly a sharp, shrill sound; to screech; to creak, as a door or wheel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grating — I adj 1. irritating, aggravating, exasperating, exacerbating; annoying, vexatious, irksome, galling, peeving, nettling; disturbing, bothersome, distressing; wearing, fatiguing, tiring, tiresome; offensive, unpleasant, unpleasing, displeasing,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ragged — I 3. glow, beam, scintillate, twinkle, glitter, sparkle, light up. II adj 1. shabby, seedy, tacky; slovenly, slop py, unkempt, untidy, dowdy, frumpish, frumpy; scrag gly, shaggy; needy, lacking, down and out, indigent, poor, impoverished, poverty …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • scrape — v 1. grate, rasp, file, scrape off; strip, decorticate, peel, skin, bark, husk, shuck, excoriate; grind, whet, sand, sandpaper, pumice; abrade, rub off, chafe, graze, scour, scrub; smooth, polish, burnish, buff. 2. scratch, scuff, mar, scar, Scot …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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