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strident
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
unpleasantly forceful — especially loud and harsh
  • I wanted to get out and walk southward toward the park through the soft twilight, but each time I tried to go I became entangled in some wild, strident argument which pulled me back, as if with ropes, into my chair.
    p. 35.8

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