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Word: vociferous

Definition: clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)


Sentences Containing 'vociferous'

Among the dead was Henry Clay, Jr., second son of American statesman Henry Clay, a vociferous opponent of the Mexican War.
Daniel’s vociferous and focused protection of his mother Rosemary’s (and 137 other residents) status of care, led to the overturning of any attempt to close the ‘nursing home’ that has been home to aged members of the entertainment industry for over 90 years.
During the match, Djoković had felt the wrath of the US crowd, who were vociferous in their support for Federer, and who at times cheered when he hit unforced errors.
His words were re echoed by the whole party, with vociferous cheers.
However, continued and vociferous local opposition to the Pickering airport scheme has meant that nearly forty years later the airport was always in the discussion phase.
However, the second half was a completely different affair and with Worcester's Chris Garrard sent off for a dangerous tackle on Jacob Raulini and Mark Gabey sin binned, Rotherham, spurred on by their biggest and most vociferous crowd of the season, scored 32 unanswered points, including four tries to complete a demolition of Worcester.
It is very vociferous on the thorny issue of Jerusalem and opposes even minimal concessions.
On 13 October Nasser, who had launched vociferous radio campaign denouncing the Baghdad Pact countries, dispatched 1,500 Egyptian troops, a mostly symbolic force, to the port of Latakia in northern Syria in a show of Arab strength against Turkey, to the acclaim of the Syrian and pan-Arab public.
Opposition from the various pressure groups was so vociferous that a public enquiry was called for.
This, it was envisaged, would be held on St David's Day 2000 to be attended by the Queen and the First Minister of Wales Rhodri Morgan - a vociferous opponent of the scheme.
When the UWP government divested its shares in the island's sole power company, the move was met with vociferous condemnation by the opposition.
Writing in "The Guardian", Anja Seeliger commented that "the German media initially reported on the case at the back page", and only in the light of the vociferous protests by thousands of Egyptians in Cairo, "the German federal government, which had kept silent for nearly a week, issued words of sorrow."

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