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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: vociferari 'to talk loudly', from vox ( VOICE1) + ferre 'to carry'

vociferous

adjective
     
vo‧cif‧er‧ous formal
expressing your opinions loudly and strongly:
a vociferous opponent of the plan
vociferous in
The minority population became more vociferous in its demands.
vociferously adverb

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