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stri·dent

(strī'dĕnt),
Creaking; grating; harsh-sounding; denoting an auscultatory sound or rale.
[L. stridens, pres. p. of strideo, to creak]

stri·dent

(strī'dĕnt)
Creaking; grating; harsh-sounding; denoting an auscultatory sound or rale.
[L. stridens, pres. p. of strideo, to creak]
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Bruissements machiniques, stridences physiologiques, rires, plaintes et vociferations s'accumulent et etouffent la communication.
The apparently gratuitous stridence of this repeated assertion gains its full meaning only when Read informs us that in a contemporary manifesto of the rival Futurists, Boccioni, Carra, Russolo and others had proclaimed "the Nude in painting is as sickening and deadly dull as adultery in literature.
Her argumentation is refreshingly theological, without polemic or stridence.
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The press took up the cry, saying with increasing stridence that the March was social dynamite and that violence was almost unavoidable.