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Instead of being strident or prescriptive or obvious, Scenes declines hand-holding duties as the audience processes its discomfort.
HBO'S SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE REMAKE IS TRYING TO BREAK YOUR HEART, ALL OVER AGAINJUDY BERMANSEPTEMBER 4, 2021TIME
Star players have grown more strident in dictating their situations, and in some cases teams have stumbled in response.
AS AARON RODGERS SAGA SHOWS, KEEPING A FRANCHISE QB HAPPY IS ALMOST AS IMPORTANT AS FINDING ONEADAM KILGOREMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The opposition to this has been particularly strident from the British pub sector, which is in the midst of a slow return to normal operations.
EVERYONE IS ANXIOUS ABOUT VACCINE PASSPORTS, ESPECIALLY BRITISH PUBSSAMANTH SUBRAMANIANMARCH 30, 2021QUARTZ
I think what she doesn’t seem to understand is that all of this strident waving around of guns doesn’t make the people around you feel safe about the idea of you being heavily armed in their presence.
REP. LAUREN BOEBERT DISPLAYS GUNS IN BACKGROUND DURING VIRTUAL HOUSE COMMITTEE HEARINGCOLBY ITKOWITZFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I appreciated Ari’ strident voice and his willingness to speak up for others.
MUSIC LOSES A BELOVED QUEER ICON AS ARI GOLD PASSES FROM CANCER AT 47JOHN PAUL KINGFEBRUARY 17, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
A strident voice drowned the scandal, and an admiring group ceased smoking and listened spellbound to a characteristic anecdote.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
At Healys, under the strident elevated station, a few guests were entering the blazing dining-rooms, laughing and expectant.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
There was something strident in her voice, as if she pleaded for strength to break the web of years.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
His wife had naturally a strident one, but she essayed to follow him in the matter of voice, as in all other things.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
Her thoughts were cut off suddenly by a strident voice in Houston's ear.
THE PENAL CLUSTERIVAR JORGENSEN (AKA RANDALL GARRETT)
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WORDS RELATED TO STRIDENT

  • cacophonic
  • cacophonous
  • discordant
  • disharmonic
  • disharmonious
  • grating
  • harsh
  • inharmonic
  • inharmonious
  • jarring
  • out of tune
  • raucous
  • strident
  • tuneless
  • unmelodious
  • unmusical
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