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strident
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The telescreen had changed over to strident military music.
  • At the table on his left the man with the strident voice was still talking remorselessly away.
  • The strident voices stopped abruptly.

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  • —to turn into some pert-mouthed, strident angry-girl.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • In a funny way, she sounds like Liv Crawford when she reads from her books, a bit strident, overdramatic, with tones of succor.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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