OBSTREPEROUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OBSTREPEROUS
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 a.  noisily aggressive; making great noise or outcry
Classic Sentence:
1  With din obstreperous, and ungrateful cries.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  Your love-suit," said De Bracy, "hath, I suppose, been disturbed, like mine, by this obstreperous summons.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
3  But she dared not show it, because Connie, taking after her father, would straight away become obstreperous and unmanageable.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
4  Mamma was an abject slave to their caprices, but Papa was not so easily subjugated, and occasionally afflicted his tender spouse by an attempt at paternal discipline with his obstreperous son.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
5  The liquor soon mounted into their heads, as it generally does even with the arrantest topers newly landed from sea, and they began capering about most obstreperously.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
Example Sentence:
1  What do you do when an obstreperous horde of drunken policemen goes carousing through your hotel, crashing into potted plants and singing vulgar songs?.