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strepitous

[strep-i-tuh s] /ˈstrɛp ɪ təs/
adjective
1.
boisterous; noisy.
Also, strepitant.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; < Latin strepit(us) noise + -ous
Related forms
unstrepitous, adjective
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strepitous

/ˈstrɛpɪtəs/
adjective
1.
(rare) noisy; boisterous
Word Origin
C17: from Latin strepitus a din
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