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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
1675-1685
Strepitous stems from the Latin word strepit which meant "noise."