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Boisterous

Bois´ter`ous
a.1.Rough or rude; unbending; unyielding; strong; powerful.
2.Exhibiting tumultuous violence and fury; acting with noisy turbulence; violent; rough; stormy.
The waters swell before a boisterous storm.
- Shak.
The brute and boisterous force of violent men.
- Milton.
3.Noisy; rough; turbulent; as, boisterous mirth; boisterous behavior.
I like not that loud, boisterous man.
- Addison.
4.Vehement; excessive.
The heat becomes too powerful and boisterous for them.
- Woodward.
Adj.1.boisterous - noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"
2.boisterous - full of rough and exuberant animal spirits; "boisterous practical jokes"; "knockabout comedy"
Synonyms: knockabout
3.boisterous - violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"
Synonyms: fierce, rough
blaring, blatant, blatting, blustering, blusterous, blustery, brassy, brawling, brazen, bullying, clamant, clamorous, clamoursome, clanging, clangorous, clattery, disorderly, exuberant, harum-scarum, hectoring, knock-down-and-drag-out, knockabout, lively, loudmouthed, mafficking, multivocal, noiseful, obstreperous, openmouthed, rackety, raging, rambunctious, rampageous, ranting, raucous, raving, riotous, rip-roaring, roistering, roisterous, rollicking, rough-and-tumble, rowdyish, storming, stormy, strepitant, strepitous, strident, swaggering, swashbuckling, swashing, tempestuous, termagant, tumultuous, turbulent, undisciplined, unruly, uproarious, vociferant, vociferous, wild
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