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  • The receiver yelled raucously at the end.
  • There was a jumble of bright sweaters, and scarves fluttering in the wind; a jumble of voices shrieking without purpose over the roar of the motor, and overstressed hiccoughs of laughter; a girl sat sidewise, her legs flung over the side of the car; she wore a man’s straw hat slipping down to her nose and she yanked savagely at the strings of a ukulele, ejecting raucous sounds, yelling "Hey!

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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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