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verb [I/T]  us   /skrim/
to cry or say something loudly and usually on a high note, esp. because of strong emotions such as fear, excitement, or anger: [I] The children screamed in delight as they sledded down the hill. [I] Some people still trapped in the wreckage screamed for help.


noun [C]  us   /skrim/
a loud high sound you make when you are frightened, excited, or angry: screams of joy/laughter/pain slang A scream is someone or something that is very entertaining: Josie’s a real scream – she’s never serious.
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