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skrike

/ (skraɪk) /
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verb (intr)

Northern English dialect to cry

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

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Example sentences from the Web for skrike

  • Shoo gave a skrike, an jam'd her elbow between James's ribs wi' sich a foorce 'at he fell on th' floor like a log o' wood.

  • I would fain hear the old snail skrike out at me, ‘Avaunt, Sathanas!’

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