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Meanings of Shrikes:

noun

A songbird with a strong sharply hooked bill, often impaling its prey of small birds, lizards, and insects on thorns.

Usage examples:

Because their feet are not large or strong enough to hold prey, shrikes find a crotch in a tree, a …

Shrill

ʃrɪl

Meanings of Shrill:

adjective

(of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing.

Usage examples:

A shrill laugh
verb

Make a shrill noise.

Usage examples:

A piercing whistle shrilled through the night air
noun

A shrill sound or cry.

Usage examples:

The shrill of a smoke detector filled the air

Meanings of Shrilled:

verb

Make a shrill noise.

Usage examples:

A piercing whistle shrilled through the night air
adjective

(of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing.

Usage examples:

A shrill laugh
noun

A shrill sound or cry.

Usage examples:

The shrill of a smoke detector filled the air

Shriller

ʃrɪl

Meanings of Shriller:

adjective

(of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing.

Usage examples:

A shrill laugh

Meanings of Shrillest:

adjective

(of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing.

Usage examples:

A shrill laugh

Shrilling

ʃrɪl

Meanings of Shrilling:

verb

Make a shrill noise.

Usage examples:

A piercing whistle shrilled through the night air
adjective

(of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing.

Usage examples:

A shrill laugh
noun

A shrill sound or cry.

Usage examples:

The shrill of a smoke detector filled the air

Meanings of Shrillness:

noun

The quality of being loud and high, and unpleasant or painful to listen to

Usage examples:

There was a slight shrillness to her voice and she bit her lip to contain the rising feeling of pan…

Shrills

ʃrɪl

Meanings of Shrills:

verb

Make a shrill noise.

Usage examples:

A piercing whistle shrilled through the night air
noun

A shrill sound or cry.

Usage examples:

The shrill of a smoke detector filled the air
adjective

(of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing.

Usage examples:

A shrill laugh

Meanings of Shrilly:

adverb

With a high-pitched and piercing voice or sound.

Usage examples:

Shrilly screaming children

Shrimp

ʃrɪmp

Meanings of Shrimp:

noun

A small free-swimming crustacean with an elongated body, typically marine and frequently of commercial importance as food.

Usage examples:

While blue whales may occasionally feed on pelagic crabs and small fishes, their diet is almost exc…
verb

Fish for shrimps.

Usage examples:

Some families still go shrimping off the coast at lytham

Meanings of Shrimped:

verb

Fish for shrimps.

Usage examples:

Some families still go shrimping off the coast at lytham
noun

A small free-swimming crustacean with an elongated body, typically marine and frequently of commercial importance as food.

Usage examples:

While blue whales may occasionally feed on pelagic crabs and small fishes, their diet is almost exc…

Meanings of Shrimper:

noun

A boat designed or used for catching shrimps.

Usage examples:

The boat had been converted from a seventy-two-foot shrimper

Meanings of Shrimpers:

noun

A boat designed or used for catching shrimps.

Usage examples:

The boat had been converted from a seventy-two-foot shrimper

Shrimping

ʃrɪmp

Meanings of Shrimping:

noun

The activity or occupation of fishing for shrimps.

Usage examples:

There was dinghy sailing on the camel estuary, shrimping at low tide near padstow, and surfing on p…
verb

Fish for shrimps.

Usage examples:

Some families still go shrimping off the coast at lytham

Meanings of Shrimps:

noun

A small free-swimming crustacean with an elongated body, typically marine and frequently of commercial importance as food.

Usage examples:

While blue whales may occasionally feed on pelagic crabs and small fishes, their diet is almost exc…
verb

Fish for shrimps.

Usage examples:

Some families still go shrimping off the coast at lytham

Meanings of Shrine:

noun

A place regarded as holy because of its associations with a divinity or a sacred person or relic, marked by a building or other construction.

Usage examples:

The medieval pilgrim route to the shrine of st james
verb

Enshrine.

Usage examples:

A goddess shrined in every tree

Shrined

ʃrʌɪn

Meanings of Shrined:

verb

Enshrine.

Usage examples:

A goddess shrined in every tree
noun

A place regarded as holy because of its associations with a divinity or a sacred person or relic, marked by a building or other construction.

Usage examples:

The medieval pilgrim route to the shrine of st james

Meanings of Shriner:

noun

A member of the order of nobles of the mystic shrine, a charitable society founded in the us in 1872.

Usage examples:

The festival parade might reel with pipe bands and shriners

Meanings of Shrines:

noun

A place regarded as holy because of its associations with a divinity or a sacred person or relic, marked by a building or other construction.

Usage examples:

The medieval pilgrim route to the shrine of st james
verb

Enshrine.

Usage examples:

A goddess shrined in every tree

Meanings of Shrining:

verb

Enshrine.

Usage examples:

A goddess shrined in every tree
noun

A place regarded as holy because of its associations with a divinity or a sacred person or relic, marked by a building or other construction.

Usage examples:

The medieval pilgrim route to the shrine of st james

Shrink

ʃrɪŋk

Meanings of Shrink:

verb

Become or make smaller in size or amount.

Usage examples:

The workforce shrank to a thousand
noun

A psychiatrist.

Usage examples:

You should see a shrink

Shrinkage

ˈʃrɪŋ.kɪdʒ

Meanings of Shrinkage:

noun

The process, fact, or amount of shrinking.

Usage examples:

Give long curtains good hems to allow for shrinkage

Shrinkages

ˈʃrɪŋkɪdʒ

Meanings of Shrinkages:

noun

The process, fact, or amount of shrinking.

Usage examples:

Give long curtains good hems to allow for shrinkage

Meanings of Shrinking:

adjective

Becoming smaller in size or amount.

Usage examples:

The shrinking market has provoked a massive price war
verb

Become or make smaller in size or amount.

Usage examples:

The workforce shrank to a thousand

Shrinks

ʃrɪŋk

Meanings of Shrinks:

verb

Become or make smaller in size or amount.

Usage examples:

The workforce shrank to a thousand
noun

A psychiatrist.

Usage examples:

You should see a shrink

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