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Instead of being strident or prescriptive or obvious, Scenes declines hand-holding duties as the audience processes its discomfort.HBO's Scenes From a Marriage Remake Is Trying to Break Your Heart, All Over Again|Judy Berman|September 4, 2021|Time
Star players have grown more strident in dictating their situations, and in some cases teams have stumbled in response.
The opposition to this has been particularly strident from the British pub sector, which is in the midst of a slow return to normal operations.Everyone is anxious about vaccine passports, especially British pubs|Samanth Subramanian|March 30, 2021|Quartz
I think what she doesn’t seem to understand is that all of this strident waving around of guns doesn’t make the people around you feel safe about the idea of you being heavily armed in their presence.Rep. Lauren Boebert displays guns in background during virtual House committee hearing|Colby Itkowitz|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
I appreciated Ari’ strident voice and his willingness to speak up for others.Music loses a beloved queer icon as Ari Gold passes from cancer at 47|John Paul King|February 17, 2021|Washington Blade
Then the beat kicks in, followed shortly thereafter by strident vocals.The Making of Kiesza: From Navy Sharpshooter to Beauty Queen to Pop Diva|Marlow Stern|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But for whatever reason, his postings about Islam became increasingly strident.The Muslim Convert Behind America’s First Workplace Beheading|Michael Daly|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wolf also has campaigned as a strident opponent of Obamacare and touted his medical expertise in doing so.D-Day for Milton Wolf, Obama’s Tea Party Cousin, in Kansas Senate Primary|Ben Jacobs|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Schaeffer grew more strident and political, his son was his right-hand man.
Phyllis is a short, stocky, enraged-seeming woman with a high, strident voice and piercing stare.
A strident voice drowned the scandal, and an admiring group ceased smoking and listened spellbound to a characteristic anecdote.The Chequers|James Runciman
At Healys, under the strident elevated station, a few guests were entering the blazing dining-rooms, laughing and expectant.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
There was something strident in her voice, as if she pleaded for strength to break the web of years.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
His wife had naturally a strident one, but she essayed to follow him in the matter of voice, as in all other things.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Her thoughts were cut off suddenly by a strident voice in Houston's ear.The Penal Cluster|Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)