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rip-roaring

Particularly vigorous, exciting, exhilarating, or successful. Ziplining is a rip-roaring good time! The bake sale was a rip-roaring success.
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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.
And in Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau, we have the world's most "sexy, rip-roaring anthem.
He was a career Navy man, fought some wars, did some spy-stuff (I always wondered about that 2" S&W Model 10 in a shoulder holster I found under his coat one day when I was a kid), and generally lived a rip-roaring life for some time.
Aimed at the sevens and over - always a tricky age to engage boys with books - this story is a rip-roaring, action-packed adventure with pirates, treasure, secret codes and plots.
July's rip-roaring Sesiwn Fawr festival in Dolgellau received some deserved plaudits when it landed the award for best live event, but in among these dead certs there were a few surprises.
The rip-roaring climax puts readers in the situation room as President James "Mac" MacPherson races against time to take out an Iraqi ICBM fitted with a nuclear warhead, finally deciding to pre-emptively nuke Baghdad and Tikrit to remove the threat.
Within a few months it was a rip-roaring success and the thankful owners, executives and pilots of the Flying Tigers freight airline, were ready to open more Hungry Tigers.
Entranced by the all-but-unexplored wilderness so near at hand, overflowing with fascinating birds and quadrupeds, he set about his life's work amid the rip-roaring frontier politics and frenetic westward expansion of the times.
A lively, rip-roaring tale, illustrated in the warm colors of the desert, especially recommended for young readers with a budding interest in westerns.
He gave a rip-roaring speech that dwelled upon economic injustice, and, while echoing many of Kerry's basic policy positions, he made them sound pugnacious and daring.
Things that cause rip-roaring infections are usually not what cause [cerebral palsy], or we'd have known it by now," she says.
You're always there for a good time and rip-roaring laugh, so don't pull a Houdini when stuff gets tough.
In More rip-roaring reads for reluctant teen readers the spotlight shines on 40 books, both fiction and nonfiction.
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.