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Synonyms for rough-and-tumble

marked by vigorous physical exertion

Synonyms for rough-and-tumble

disorderly fighting

characterized by disorderly action and disregard for rules

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Rough-and-tumble behaviours are considered to be play behaviour (Pellegrini & Smith, 1998; Reed & Brown, 2000) and yet are also at times referred to as non-play behaviour.
The authors suggested that superhero play may be a subcategory of rough-and-tumble play and not a separate category.
Both men came our of the rough-and-tumble of vaudeville, but Keaton used the technical and spectacle possibilities of film to create a brilliant new comedic universe.
Storage maven Iomega has decided to enter the rough-and-tumble optical storage market with its new ZipCD drive, which company officials indicated will ship later this year, likely early this half.
in 1829: Here was a new kind of politician, both regionally and ideologically, a figure from the western, rough-and-tumble fringes of the South, a man of humble roots who claimed a strong emotional and experiential bond to the common people, a leader who would inaugurate a new age in national politics.
You'd have thought that Bradburne's physio skills might be much in demand among his colleagues in the rough-and-tumble world of jump racing, but that is apparently not the case.
Ashcroft talks as if these rules were set down by the Marquess of Queensberry to add a note of gentlemanly fair play to the rough-and-tumble of political combat.
In rough-and-tumble democratic societies, we have little choice except to be guided by what U.
Later, when keelboats became the chief vessels of commerce on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, he became "the king of the keelboatmen," renowned as a marksman, roisterer, and champion rough-and-tumble fighter.
In the rough-and-tumble world of pharmaceuticals, Krauer says, "sales of some older products are slow, and there's pressure on prices because of efforts worldwide to reduce health-care costs.
LCW) formed their advertising agency two years ago, they weren't strangers to each other or the rough-and-tumble world of advertising.
Boys who don't like rough-and-tumble play perceive males as different from themselves, a feeling that may tuna erotic during adolescence, Bern says (SN: 8/10/96, p.
Gays and lesbians love the Jeep Wrangler for its off-road capability--and because this rough-and-tumble open-air vehicle can make even a trip to the Laundromat feel like an adventure.