rip-roaring


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rip-roaring

very exciting and successful (always before noun) The show was a rip-roaring success. The car was launched with a rip-roaring publicity campaign.
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Today Steve Burr's side will seek to increase an unbeaten home run to six matches, which also included a rip-roaring win against title-chasing AFC Wimbledon.
July's rip-roaring Sesiwn Fawr received deserved plaudits when it landed the award for best live event
You're always there for a good time and rip-roaring laugh, so don't pull a Houdini when stuff gets tough.
This rip-roaring comedy about the things we do for lust stars Liv Tyler as Jewel - a girl who's so luscious that men take one look at her and all the blood rushes from their brain.
Strangelove (a Slim Pickens look-alike drafted to replay his rip-roaring nuclear suicide).
The second program included a swooning, evocative Serenade, and the company's sassy, rip-roaring debut in Western Symphony, but the weight of the evening was borne by The Four Temperaments.
It's successor to the rip-roaring, fire-breathing Cobra of the '60s.
The first wave of this series kicks off September 27, 2005 with five new exciting DVD titles, including the groundbreaking "Chico and the Man," vintage westerns "Cheyenne" and "Maverick," the rip-roaring "Dukes of Hazzard" and the hilarious western satire "F-Troop.
After a rip-roaring start to last year's campaign, the Republic of Ireland winger (left) was dogged by a groin injury from February on.
BARGOED 17 BRIDGEND RAVENS 13 WELSH PREMIERSHIP side Bridgend Ravens were dumped out of the SWALEC by a highly charged Bargoed side in a rip-roaring tie at Bargoed Park.
Maybe it's something about the rip-roaring rockers, "50,000 Unstoppable Watts," the way it sounds both contemporary and yet still harkens back to the alt.
20AM Nicolas Cage is an arms dealer who begins to wonder about the morality of his work as he is pursued by Interpol agent Ethan Hawke in a rip-roaring thriller from director Andrew Niccol.
Jones wants Bluebirds fans to turn up the volume and make it a rip-roaring atmosphere at the stadium.
Namco can rest assured - it's not a failure, more a rip-roaring success.
They might have been 20 minutes late to a gig which may have just reached double digits but within seconds of opening salvo A Thousand Years Of Deconstruction, the Norwegian four-piece had set a rip-roaring tone.