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Synonyms for hoydenish

used of girls


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As Adele, Celena Schafer was as captivating as any in memory, matching her broad, but never hoydenish, comic turn with technically brilliant, full-toned singing and deploying her fresh good looks to captivating effect.
In Play Two a hoydenish, self-willed, stereotypically rebellious teenager Electra is chided by her mother for flagrant disobedience, jealousy of her father's love for her mother, sibling rivalry and, by her singing, making her baby brother Orestes cry.
The season also revealed an admirably hoydenish Jaffe matched
He lies quietly with Brett, satiated after being backed up to the hoydenish lady.
When the time comes for Drucilla to be launched into the society, and the marriage market, their father - to save money - decides the hoydenish younger sister should also be given a chance at redeeming herself with a suitable marriage.