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ˈstraɪd ntstri·dent

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  1. blatant, clamant, clamorous, strident, vociferousadjective

    conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry

    "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands"; "a vociferous mob"

    instant, shrill, spirant, conspicuous, insistent, exigent, continuant, fricative, sibilant, blazing, clamant, blatant, vociferous, clamorous, raucous, crying

    quiet, imploring, euphonous, pleading, beseeching, euphonious, hard

  2. fricative, continuant, sibilant, spirant, stridentadjective

    of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')

    raucous, shrill, sibilant, fricative, clamorous, clamant, blatant, vociferous, continuant, spirant

    pleading, quiet, euphonious, imploring, euphonous, beseeching, hard

  3. strident, shrilladjective

    being sharply insistent on being heard

    "strident demands"; "shrill criticism"

    raucous, shrill, sibilant, clamorous, clamant, blatant, sharp, vociferous, continuant, fricative, spirant

    euphonous, quiet, beseeching, pleading, euphonious, hard, imploring

  4. raucous, stridentadjective

    unpleasantly loud and harsh

    raucous, sibilant, vociferous, shrill, fricative, clamorous, clamant, blatant, continuant, rowdy, spirant

    euphonious, pleading, imploring, beseeching, hard, quiet, euphonous

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  1. Donald Trump:

    It's one thing to be like a very tough guy -- we're all tough people -- but you've got to be able to get along a little bit with people. You can't be so strident, he can debate, but he can't talk.

  2. Magnus Ranstorp:

    The sectarian tensions in the Middle East are mirrored in our cities in Europe, there is more strident activism in Muslim communities.

  3. Tim Dixon:

    There's a tremendous anxiety about the division and a sense with the majority of people that their voice isn't being heard, that it's these strident, hateful, often uncompromising us versus them voices.

  4. Giacomo Puccini:

    Cold calculation, random spots of color, mathematically exact construction (clearly shown or concealed), drawing that is now silent and now strident.... Is this not form?”

  5. Magnus Taylor:

    Uganda has seen increased levels of authoritarianism in the last decade, this has come in waves, most evident during election period when a generally strident opposition has clashed against the President's anti-democratic tendencies.

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