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  • With this the baron fell into his chair, and laughed so loud and boisterously, that the room rang with it.
  • There was none of the noise and clamour of a schoolroom; none of its boisterous play, or hearty mirth.
  • ’Ecod,’ said Mr Browdie, laughing boisterously, ’they dean’t put too much intiv’em.
  • So saying, John Browdie—for he it was—opened the coach-door, and tapping Mrs Browdie, late Miss Price, on the cheek as he looked in, burst into a boisterous fit of laughter.
  • But his companion rallied him on being so silent, and they talked and laughed boisterously.
  • Nicholas and Mr Frank laughed quite boisterously, perhaps to conceal some other emotion awakened by this little incident, (and so, indeed, did the three old fellows after the first burst,) so perhaps there was as much keen enjoyment and relish in that laugh, altogether, as the politest assembly ever derived from the most poignant witticism uttered at any one person’s expense.

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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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