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The 'scream' groupThese verbs indicate how something is said, for example how loudly or quickly, or at what pitch. Some verbs, such as wail and rasp also indicate the feeling that the speaker has (see also meaning group 5 below).
Most of these verbs are usually used in fiction rather than in journalism or conversation.
babble bark bawl bellow bleat boom bray breathe burble call chant chirp chirrup coo croak croon cry declaim drawl ejaculate exclaim gabble growl hiss holler howl intone lisp mouth mumble murmur mutter pipe purr rasp roar scream screech shout shriek shrill sing slur splutter sputter squawk squeal stammer thunder trill twitter wail wheeze whine whisper yell boom out call out cry out holler out rap out shout out sing out
She called out, 'Nina, come in here and look at this.'
'I guess you guys don't mind if I smoke?' he drawled.
She hesitated before gabbling, 'I bought them this afternoon. I was trying them on.'
When he came back I asked him whether it was still raining. 'Don't know,' he muttered. 'I didn't notice.'
'Traitor!' she screamed.
'He's coming,' Egan whispered.