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screech

Canadian
(esp in Newfoundland) a dark rum
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Every day, I checked the owl house, but no Screechy.
The Girl is amused by his zany showmanship and likes the competition at the end, which pits his stylist skills against those of the rather screechy Brix Smith-Start, whose designer label finds have prices that take your breath away (pounds 18,000 for a coat last week).
Davina McCall as host is less screechy than her Big Brother days and adds a warmth and familiarity to the show (and is probably where most of the budget has been swallowed up).
The action takes place in a Haunted Fun Park Mansion, with screechy bats, owls and assorted peculiar characters.
As 'Ali, the gatekeeper, unlocked the screechy iron access gate to the cistern, a number of village women came rushing down a steep path, each carrying a number of empty bright yellow containers.
Sound like a girl got her skirt blown up by the wind, all screechy.
AONE of the central plots of the film sees Kathy (Reynolds) dubbing the voice of Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) because her voice was supposedly screechy.
our male dog let loose a string of screechy barks and raced from room to room.
Conversely, later "stagings" both outside and within the traditional context of theatrical performance took the form of either painful catharses or agonies without release, modes addressed via rooms devoted to photographs and film clips from Tadeusz Kantor's screechy existential dramas (and contextualized by a miniature survey of the antitheater of Alfred Jarry, Antonin Artaud, and Jerzy Grotowski) and a somewhat inevitable head-to-head between Bruce Nauman, represented by a video installation, and Samuel Beckett--the latter's film Quad (1980), featuring several cowled figures racing around a small inscribed square without touching, reverses the usual order of influence by looking pointedly Naumanesque.
If all they did was wait for a break in play and then shouted "Come on, Michael" or "Come on, Obafemi" in screechy tones, they would look just as silly as the mooks in Centre Court wearing Union flag waistcoats.
Being hollered at by some screechy harridan in a control centre is not a panacea to solving the underlying problems rife in a society governed by fools.
he laughed such a screechy laugh, and roared and cussed, and kept on chasing me .