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The hostility generated by allegations of China’s cover-up of the virus’s early spread, and Beijing’s strident defense of itself, have spilled over into all parts of the China-UK relationship.UK-China relations imploded in 2020—and things could get worse|Annabelle Timsit|December 23, 2020|Quartz
Where male leaders are seen as strong, determined, and decisive, women who behave the same way are judged to be aggressive, abrasive, or strident.Female founders under fire: Are women in the startup world being unfairly targeted?|Maria Aspan|December 3, 2020|Fortune
Barrett’s memo was one of the most strident political statements from a private sector chieftan this election cycle.
Bry’s increasingly strident position against the SANDAG plan completes a unified narrative for her campaign.
She ran for mayor in part because of her strident position on cracking down on vacation rentals.Politics Report: Vacation Rentals? It’s Just Like Old Times!|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|July 4, 2020|Voice of San Diego
But the stridency of these novels is not the most complex or surprising shift in contemporary recession literature.
Voices and laughter came very softly to his ears above the distant stridency of traffic.Three Soldiers|John Dos Passos
Jesse's wretched gun slammed again, a different sound, a spattering clang, followed by the stridency of Jesse cursing and weeping.Wilderness of Spring|Edgar Pangborn
As a rule this subject moves the Dean to stridency; but the heavy magnificence of Castle Affey crushed him into a kind of whisper.The Red Hand of Ulster|George A. Birmingham
Its stridency and the tang of fresh sawdust strike sharp across the air fragrant with fern.The Joys of Being a Woman|Winifred Kirkland
Just as a mere bit of physical stimulus the crescendoish stridency of the speech roused Barton to a lazy smile.Little Eve Edgarton|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott