Consequently the security of society is not preserved, for, although the obnoxious member is mechanically cut off and sent far away out of sight, another criminal always comes to take his place at once, and often two of them.
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an obnoxious woman was making a scene
Before the giggling and obnoxious comments got too loud, she pushed the button again.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory