Scream vs Heal - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between scream and heal

is that scream is a loud, emphatic, exclamation of extreme emotion, usually horror, fear, excitement et cetera can be the exclamation of a word, but is usually a sustained, high-pitched vowel sound, particularly /æ/ or /i/ while heal is (obsolete) health.

As verbs the difference between scream and heal

is that scream is to cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp outcry, or shrill, loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to shriek; to screech while heal is to hide; conceal; keep secret or heal can be to make better from a disease, wound, etc; to revive or cure.

scream

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A loud, emphatic, exclamation of extreme emotion, usually horror, fear, excitement et cetera. Can be the exclamation of a word, but is usually a sustained, high-pitched vowel sound, particularly /æ/ or /i/.
  • (music) A form of singing associated with the metal and screamo styles of music. It is a loud, rough, distorted version of the voice; rather than the normal voice of the singer.
  • (informal) (Used as an intensifier)
  • We had a real scream of a time at the beach.
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  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp outcry, or shrill, loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to shriek; to screech.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I heard the owl scream and the crickets cry.
  • To move quickly; to race.
  • ''He almost hit a pole, the way he came screaming down the hill.

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    heal

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) helen, hilen, from (etyl) . Related to (l), (l).

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l) * (l) (Scotland)

    Verb

  • To hide; conceal; keep secret.
  • To cover, as for protection.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) helen, from (etyl) . More at (l).

    Verb

  • To make better from a disease, wound, etc.; to revive or cure.
  • This bandage will heal your cut.
  • * Bible, Matthew viii. 8
  • Speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed .
  • To become better.
  • Bandages allow cuts to heal .
  • To reconcile, as a breach or difference; to make whole; to free from guilt.
  • to heal dissensions
    Synonyms
    * (make better) cure, make whole * (become better) get better, recover
    Derived terms
    * healable * healand, Healand * healer * health

    Noun

    (-)
  • (obsolete) health
  • (Chaucer)

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