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played or sung at a high pitch.
a high-pitched argument.
(of a roof) having an almost vertical slope; steep.
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Stent was giving directions in a clear,
Often with compact sedans, you get a
hum at highway speeds.
The sounds are
, the smells are heady, and there's tension in the air.
Volunteers rated the toffee eaten during low-pitched music as more bitter than that consumed during the
shrieking of dial-up modems, once the herald of a new digital age, now increasingly evokes a bygone era.
rhetoric in support of freer trade is not a panacea to resolving economic problems within a set economy.
Bigger than coyotes but smaller than wolves, their howl is
and their diet includes deer and small rodents.
Vowels are lingered over, phrases are repeated in
voices, and questions carry exaggerated inflections.
Others speculate that the wind turbines may be emitting
sounds that draw the bats to the site.
Her voice is
, as if she had been hitting the helium bottle.
British Dictionary definitions for
pitched high in volume or tone
(of a roof) having steeply sloping sides
(of an argument, style, etc) lofty or intense
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