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vociferous

adjective  /voʊˈsɪf·ər·əs/ us  
repeatedly and loudly expressing your opinions and complaints, or (of demands, complaints, etc.) expressed in this way: a vociferous critic of foreign policy vociferous objections
vociferously
adverb  /voʊˈsɪf·ə·rəs·li/ us  
He protested vociferously, but to no avail.
Translations of “vociferous”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大聲疾呼的, 大聲叫喊的, 喧嚷的…
in Russian громогласный…
in Turkish bağırıp çağıran, yaygaracı, şamatacı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大声疾呼的, 大声叫喊的, 喧嚷的…
in Polish głośny…
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