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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline.

Usage examples (34)
  • Such niggling super refinement would be quite repugnant to Borrow's highway robustious temperament.
  • Beautiful silence; and so soon as this robustious rain takes off, I am to drink of it again by oceanfuls.
  • No doubt it was a drain on vitality to live abreast of such a man, to keep step with his robustious stride.
  • In each boat embarked a whole family, from the robustious burgher down to the cats and dogs and little negroes. for more
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