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raucous
used in Oryx and Crake

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unpleasantly loud and harsh
  • As the sun got lower and lower the birds began singing and calling, unseen, hidden in the branches and vines of the forest: raucous croaks and whistles, and four clear sounds in a row, like a bell.
    p. 123.9

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