Elevated in pitch
To utter a long, loud, piercing cry, as of pain or fright
Who gave orders? he said in his shrill, harsh voice.
"Here are strangers, mama!" cried the shrill and childish voice of some unseen person.
If alarmed they utter a shrill loud whistle, and rush down the burrow, but reappear after a few minutes to see if the danger is past.
Even the kitten gave a dreadfully shrill scream and at the same time Jim the cab-horse neighed loudly.
How does God above look at them and hear them? exclaimed Prince Andrew in a shrill, piercing voice.