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riotous living

A lifestyle that is particularly wild and hedonistic. I had my fill of riotous living during my college years. Now that I'm in my thirties, I'm ready for a bit of calm and stability.
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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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happened at riotous performance hit of missed a impressive have The actors, singers and musicians never missed a step and showed impressive stamina.
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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.
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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.
JAMES FANSHAWE'S horses are in tremendous form and the Newmarket trainer can continue his fine run with Riotous Applause at Hamilton this afternoon.
A high point is their slapstick video, 'The Way Things go' (1985-87), which captures a chain reaction involving mundane objects such as rubber tires, balloons and buckets propelled by a sequence of carefully orchestrated but seemingly spontaneous collisions and explosions into riotous fun.
Why don't we look across the assembly and see nothing but riotous blooms and fruitful trees?