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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.
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.
I appreciated Ari’ strident voice and his willingness to speak up for others.
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.
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)
As he passed a turret close to the signal mast the strident howl of the fog-horn went off in his very face.
A strident voice called out the words, and ushers pushed the people aside.
THE MAKING OF A SAINTWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM

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