Mammoth Memory

Strident – Loud, harsh or grating; excessively forceful in giving a point of view

(Pronounced stry-duhnt)

The dinosaur's stride dented the ground. The dinosaur continued its way through the forest loudly.

The dinosaur's stride dented the ground (strident). The dinosaur continued its way through the forest forcefully and loudly.

 

Examples of strident in a sentence

The old man’s voice was so strident that I gritted my teeth every time he spoke to me.

Even through the apartment walls, Jack was able to hear the strident argument between his neighbours.

Since I had a headache, the bird’s chirping sounded quite strident to me.

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