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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STRIDENT
"Just a little friendly call," Cassidy announced, in his strident voice.
Dominating this came Richard's voice, strident with intensity, if thick of utterance.
He had grown portly and red-faced, and talked in a strident voice.
A strident dame, this, in red satin and diamonds, insisting that she is a lady.
I suppose he got this name from his strident voice and exhaustless eloquence.
The guide, in strident, accentless tones: Last work of Titian.
Such a strident chorus of "Get-daps," "Geh-langs," "Hud-dups!"
A strident feminine voice addressed the author of the laughter.
Drew's voice was strident as he spurred, herding Boyd before him.
"Come on and help Harvard along, Cheever," put in a strident voice.
1650s, from French strident, from Latin stridentem (nominative stridens), present participle of stridere "utter an inarticulate sound, grate, screech," possibly of imitative origin. Related: Stridently.