robustious


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Synonyms for robustious

noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline

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the blare of the Negro orchestra and the robustious [sic] rumba of the Coast Guard with the ladies of Key West.
No doubt it is true that Samson's God, not his hair, is the ultimate source of his strength: his locks are just as long at the beginning of the tragedy as at the end, but they seem to him at first 'redundant locks / Robustious to no purpose' (568-9).
In the more genial but equally robustious role of James Thunder Early, Herbert Rawlings Jr.
O, it offends me to the soul to hear a robustious, periwig-pated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings, who for the most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows and noise
O, it offends me to the soul to hear a robustious periwig-pated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings, who for the most part are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumbshows and noise: I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant; it out-herods Herod: pray you, avoid it.