Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
Harsh and irritating:
Not producing a liquid substance that is normally produced:
Making squawking sounds.
The definition of strident is something loud, harsh-sounding or shrill.
Disagreeable to the sense of hearing
Of, full of, or covered with rock fragments or pebbles:
Rough, crude, or forbidding in appearance
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