(adj.) = raucous ; garish ; lurid ; rumbustious ; shrill . Ex: This is an important point which has been poorly neglected in this lively and, at times, raucous debate. Ex: Some of the streets transform at night with garish neon lights and red lanterns signifying houses of pleasure. Ex: When she discovered vintage comics and their lurid covers, she went nuts. Ex: One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack. Ex: Wherever one turned, from every direction came the note of the golden oriole and the shrill cry of the hoopoe and the red-legged falcon. ---- * ruido estridente = ear-splitting noise.