Noisy Words: Boisterous and Plangent


ImageAre you ready to make some noise? Good! Because today’s words are loud just like the summer nights ahead.

Boisterous [boi-ster-uhs, -struhs] (adj.):

1. rough and noisy; noisily jolly.

2. rough and stormy.

Example:

Anything could happen in this boisterouscity.

Plangent [plan-juhnt] (adj.):

resounding loudly, especially with a plaintive sound, like a bell.

Example:

Not caring that it was 2:00 a.m., he turned up the radio and let the plangent music fill the corners of the sleeping neighborhood.

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