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The hostility generated by allegations of China’s cover-up of the virus’s early spread, and Beijing’s strident defense of itself, have spilled over into all parts of the China-UK relationship.

From Quartz

Where male leaders are seen as strong, determined, and decisive, women who behave the same way are judged to be aggressive, abrasive, or strident.

From Fortune

Barrett’s memo was one of the most strident political statements from a private sector chieftan this election cycle.

From Fortune

Bry’s increasingly strident position against the SANDAG plan completes a unified narrative for her campaign.

She ran for mayor in part because of her strident position on cracking down on vacation rentals.

But the stridency of these novels is not the most complex or surprising shift in contemporary recession literature.

Voices and laughter came very softly to his ears above the distant stridency of traffic.

Jesse's wretched gun slammed again, a different sound, a spattering clang, followed by the stridency of Jesse cursing and weeping.

As a rule this subject moves the Dean to stridency; but the heavy magnificence of Castle Affey crushed him into a kind of whisper.

Its stridency and the tang of fresh sawdust strike sharp across the air fragrant with fern.

Just as a mere bit of physical stimulus the crescendoish stridency of the speech roused Barton to a lazy smile.


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On this page you'll find 101 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stridency, such as: babel, bedlam, boisterousness, brouhaha, buzz, and clamor.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.