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riotous living

An extravagant, dissolute lifestyle, as in Two years of riotous living, and they'd squandered the entire inheritance. This term was first recorded in 1389.
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Meanwhile, a 17-year-old East Belfast youth was charged with riotous behaviour, possession of a petrol bomb and other related offences.
A man, 34, was charged with riotous behaviour and attempted criminal damage, and a 26-year-old with disorderly behaviour and possession of a class B controlled drug.
Expect riotous farce in a play which is "awash with puns and slapstick".
Bands such as Van Halen, Motley Crue and Poison sported heavy makeup, flashy clothes and huge hair, and sang songs of sex, riotous parties, alcohol and drugs.
But when the band plays a song such as the riotous "Folk Music in the Nude,'' it's hard not to smile a bit.
Starring Maureen Beattie, Neil Pearson, David Bark-Jones, Chris Larkin and Geoffrey Freshwater, among others, it's a riotous double bill - a play within a play.
Six novels chronicling Wilt's riotous life, in which he plots to murder his wife, struggles with international terrorism and finds himself suspected of drug trafficking, drew a huge audience.
At the premier of this new work, Monad - which brought together students and emerging artists to create a contemporary response to the original performance - the only outburst was the audience's riotous applause for the talent and athleticism shown by the young Scottish performers.
Reunited with Joey Belladonna - the high-pitched vocalist from their head-banging hey-day - the classic line-up including Scoot Ian, right, (minus diminutive guitarist Dan Spitz) are returning to Cardiff to relive the riotous memories of their 1987 Among The Living tour on which they first kicked the collective bottoms of the capital's long-haired music lovers.
Tel: 0871 472 0400 Cinderella The Coliseum, Aberdare Tickets: pounds 14, pounds 10 concessions CBeebies' Alex Winters stars in this riotous, fun-packed panto featuring plenty of songs, jokes and colourful japes.
Looking every bit like the original Morgan of the 1930s, the new 3 Wheeler is a fun car which can be finished in some riotous paint jobs.
And when the number of students involved in riotous behavior is large, the police must send enough officers to deal with the situation safely.
He then closed the show in punk rock style, smashing up his guitar during another anthem for the disaffected, the riotous Sticks N Stones.
The police reaching tried pacifying the riotous crowds by holding talks, but no one from the KESC side came forward due to which the furious protestors continued to protest.
Six couples sweep each other from the barrio to the ballroom, tracing tango from its raw, riotous roots to its sleek, contemporary form--all to the live music of Quatrotango.