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    strident - Dictionary definition and meaning for word strident

    Definition
    (adj) conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    Synonyms : blatant , clamant , clamorous , vociferous
    Example Sentence
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob
    Definition
    (adj) of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then') Definition
    (adj) being sharply insistent on being heard
    Synonyms : shrill
    Example Sentence
    • strident demands
    • shrill criticism
    Definition
    (adj) unpleasantly loud and harsh
    Synonyms : raucous
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for strident

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Think of "stree"(wife) + "dant"(tooth). A girl's mouth is always loud and harsh - craving for supremacy or attention :)

s+TRIDENT= the OBEROI 'n TRIDENT hotel waz occupied by terrorists...'n dey wer loud n harsh der on ppl...hostages

Very close to 'Student', just ri=u. Anyway primary students are always loud and harsh.

STrident: STri (Street) DENT (TEETH). STreet Teeth connotes Street talking which is usually noisy or loud. Thus STRIDENT (Street Talk)

STRINGENT .means strict...strict teachers are always loud and harsh and so they are strident

S-TRIDENT. Think of Poseidon with his trident, with loud and harsh waves striking against rocks nearby.

strike+dent---loud noise will be produced

TRI + DAANT = apne teen daanton ko ek doosre k against rub karo aur dekho kaissee awaaz aati hai :)

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