Strepent
Strepent \Strep"ent\, a. [L. strepens, p. pr. of strepere to make a noise.] Noisy; loud. [R.] --Shenstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • strepent — /strepˈənt/ (rare) adjective Noisy ORIGIN: L strepere to make a noise; frequentative strepitāre • • • strepˈerous adjective 1. Loud 2. Harsh sounding strepˈitant adjective 1. Loud 2. Noisy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Streperous — Strep er*ous, a. [LL. streperus, fr. L. strepere. See {Strepent}, and cf. {Obstreperous}.] Loud; boisterous. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strepor —   n. noise.    ♦ strepent,    ♦ strepitant,    ♦ strepitous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • streperous — strepˈerous adjective 1. Loud 2. Harsh sounding • • • Main Entry: ↑strepent …   Useful english dictionary

  • strepitation — strepitāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑strepent …   Useful english dictionary

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