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screech

Canadian
(esp in Newfoundland) a dark rum
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As the wicked witch of children's ITV, the comic actress terrified kids with her green face, blacke- out tooth and screechy voice.
His Scorpius is bound to be a new fan favorite, a lovable geek with wits as quick as his voice is screechy.
Set in Wheelie World, Chorlton and his friends had to put up with the antics of evil green witch Fenella, who had a screechy Welsh accent.
They're noisy, aggressive and make a horrible screechy sound," said one of the bats.
To produce the album's single track, which spans thirty-eight minutes (the length of the machine's wash cycle as well as that of the average vinyl LP), the duo miked up the appliance, pushing and prodding both the recordings and the machine itself to produce not only the expected sloshing noises but hammering beats, turntable-esque scratches, screechy horn sounds reminiscent of Jon Hassell's modified trumpet, deep bass tones, marimba notes, and twinkly, space-age-pop arpeggiated chords.
Should I do screechy northern or sexy posh?" - Comedienne Sarah Millican considers her options.
Inspiring women with that something special I WANDERED onto the flight-deck of the aircraft carrier HMS Eagle, when she were visiting Naples in the spring of 1956, to hear a slightly screechy female voice being accompanied by our Royal Marine band; I still remember how I became spellbound as I joined the group watching her, as what to me as a 21 year old, this somewhat elderly woman's charisma and charm was absolutely magical, she was in fact the wonderful Gracie Fields; another Lancashire lass with that special unexplainable 'something' gift similar to that of the inspiring Cilla Black!
She is claiming that the producers altered her vocal performance in order to make her sound "screechy", and that the wildly positive audience reaction was replaced with a calm and underwhelmed audience.
And Bobcat Goldthwait, perhaps still best known for his screechy Zed in the 1980s-era "Police Academy'' series, will be prowling Park City in January.
However, come Week 5, she got her first major gaffe on stage when she forgot the lyrics to Adele's "Rolling in the Deep." A week later, she also didn't excel as usual in singing Gossip's "Heavy Cross." Dannii thought her performance didn't feel natural, while Natalie perhaps best described it as "too screechy."
Coming in from New York are reggae artists Screechy Dan and Red Fox, who will be joined at the show by Kenyan DJ Double Trouble and New-York based Dynasty and Vital 2000 Squad.
There are not many men who would like to be caught in a sandwich between screechy Kat Moon and an ear-bursting Bianca Butcher.