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  • Digamma Pi was more annoyed by Martin’s restless doubtings than by Fatty’s idiocy, Clif Clawson’s raucousness, Angus Duer’s rasping, or the Reverend Ira Hinkley’s nagging.
  • But the Sondelius who was raucous in conversation could be almost silent at work.
  • They worked themselves up to a belief that Clif would be raucous, would drink too much, and slap Joyce on the back.
  • Clif was the clown of the fraternity house, he was given to raucous laughter, he clogged and sang meaningless songs, he even practiced on the cornet, yet he was somehow a good fellow and solid, and Martin, in his detestation of Ira Hinkley, his fear of Angus Duer, his pity for Fatty Pfaff, his distaste for the amiable dullness of Irving Watters, turned to the roaring Clif as to something living and experimenting.

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  • She stopped the car in Dr. Finch’s driveway, climbed the high front steps to his house, knocked on the door, and went in, singing in a raucous voice: "Old Uncle Jack with his cane and his crutch When he was young he boogie-woogied too much; Put the sales tax on it—"
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • We reach the mess hall, and the cacophony within hits us like a wave—laughter and boasts and the raucous talk of three thousand young men on the verge of leave or graduation.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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