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boisterous
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  • How billow-like and boisterously grand!
  • Delight is to him, whom all the waves of the billows of the seas of the boisterous mob can never shake from this sure Keel of the Ages.
  • For my mind was made up to sail in no other than a Nantucket craft, because there was a fine, boisterous something about everything connected with that famous old island, which amazingly pleased me.
  • Spite of this frigid winter night in the boisterous Atlantic, spite of my wet feet and wetter jacket, there was yet, it then seemed to me, many a pleasant haven in store; and meads and glades so eternally vernal, that the grass shot up by the spring, untrodden, unwilted, remains at midsummer.

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  • It is a boisterous crowd, but there is more than enough security.
  • The one thing I did, though, I was careful ... not to get boisterous or anything.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye

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