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adjective as in rasping

adjective as in squeaky

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Example Sentences

He alternates his tapping with his stridulous call, and the effect on a cool, autumn-like morning is very pleasing.

The emancipated ghosts floated in all directions, emitting their shrill and stridulous cries in the gleaming expanse.

The vestal silence remained unbroken by the stridulous clarinet and the blatant trombones.

The dog maintained a stridulous barking; and James Polder carried her, in an ecstasy of snarling ill-temper, out.

Red and green interlacing circles swam before her eyes, she heard the abandoned stridulous voice of Monna Sidonia as if from afar.


On this page you'll find 278 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stridulous, such as: annoying, displeasing, dry, grinding, jarring, and offensive.

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