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Friday, September 21, 2012

Definitions for strepitous

  1. boisterous; noisy.

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Citations for strepitous
But what strepitous sounds, what harmonious tumult diverts my attention to another part ? José Francisco de Isla, The History of the Famous Preacher, Friar Gerund de Campazas
Here is no idyllic meditative retreat from the strepitous city but a scene of virile action—fields sounding with human labor, vibrating with human energy. Beulah B. Amram, "Swinburne and Carducci," The Yale Review
Origin of strepitous
Strepitous stems from the Latin word strepit which meant "noise."