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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.
Where male leaders are seen as strong, determined, and decisive, women who behave the same way are judged to be aggressive, abrasive, or strident.
Barrett’s memo was one of the most strident political statements from a private sector chieftan this election cycle.
Bry’s increasingly strident position against the SANDAG plan completes a unified narrative for her campaign.
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She ran for mayor in part because of her strident position on cracking down on vacation rentals.
Voices and laughter came very softly to his ears above the distant stridency of traffic.
THREE SOLDIERSJOHN DOS PASSOS
Jesse's wretched gun slammed again, a different sound, a spattering clang, followed by the stridency of Jesse cursing and weeping.
WILDERNESS OF SPRINGEDGAR PANGBORN
As a rule this subject moves the Dean to stridency; but the heavy magnificence of Castle Affey crushed him into a kind of whisper.
THE RED HAND OF ULSTERGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
Its stridency and the tang of fresh sawdust strike sharp across the air fragrant with fern.
THE JOYS OF BEING A WOMANWINIFRED KIRKLAND
Just as a mere bit of physical stimulus the crescendoish stridency of the speech roused Barton to a lazy smile.
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