Hence his strident disdain for the House Republican leaders who want to avoid a government shutdown over the Affordable Care Act.
And his strident opposition to reconciliation does not seem to be shared by Washington.
But what she didn't seem to realize was that this set of ethics was deeply incompatible with her strident nationalism.
Wolf also has campaigned as a strident opponent of Obamacare and touted his medical expertise in doing so.
Jalili, who had been strident in 2011, struck a gentler tone this time.
It was high pitched and strident, as if a relentless lawyer were arraigning a criminal.
"Just a little friendly call," Cassidy announced, in his strident voice.
Again a voice demanded in strident tones the ignominious tar and feathers.
Dominating this came Richard's voice, strident with intensity, if thick of utterance.
The strained and strident yelling of the mob grew even louder.
1650s, from French strident, from Latin stridentem (nominative stridens), present participle of stridere "utter an inarticulate sound, grate, screech," possibly of imitative origin. Related: Stridently.