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used in The Lords of Discipline

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unpleasantly forceful — especially loud and harsh
  • "You have no right to park your car on this street," she said in a harsh, strident whisper.
    Chapter 1.6 (44% in)
  • But before Otto could close in on Mark, a new, strident sound entered the tent.
    Chapter 3.24 (68% in)
  • On Sundays, Charleston, without the dissonance of commerce or traffic, had the serene regularity of a city so magical in its harmony, so purified of stridency or disorder, so certain of its virtues, that it seemed a city separated from its century by an incorruptible cleanliness of spirit and image, a perfect environment for recreation and quiet pleasure.
    Chapter 3.25 (5% in)

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