brawly


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brawl·y

 (brô′lē)
adj. brawl·i·er, brawl·i·est
1. Engaged in brawling.
2. Tending to brawl.
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Ay, I like the article brawly,' she would say timidly, 'but I'm doubting it's the last - I always have a sort of terror the new one may be the last,' and if many days elapsed before the arrival of another article her face would say mournfully, 'The blow has fallen - he can think of nothing more to write about.
Instead of getting upset, he passed Hayden a copy of Walter Mosley's "Bad Boy Brawly Brown," a novel about a young black man who falls in with the wrong crowd but gets saved at the end.
Well, at least in the books about Zagreb that strive to confirm the ironic thought of the great Croatian bard Miroslav Krleza that Central Europe begins on the terrace of the Esplanade Hotel; I'm at home in Belgrade, whose head resides in cosmopolitan heights thanks to the poets Vasko Popa and Milos Cmjanski, and the writers Danilo Kis and David Albahari, while its legs are entrenched under the swinging lamp of a brawly Balkan tavern
However, unlike the Brawly and Gao models, the proposed scheme is not based on the use of one-way functions, i.
We have to take a more mature and European approach to drink in this country and remove the brawly, lad and ladette culture that has been allowed to develop and which has been promoted by some media.
Walter Mosley's latest writing streak--Fear Itself Bad Boy Brawly Brown, The Man in My Basement--does not seem to have diluted the quality of his output.
Yet with a biting ache to be men, as battered and bowlegged and brawly as the regular rodeo pokes.
Walter Mosley, author of 13 books, including Bad Boy Brawly Brown, featuring the memorable Black hero, Easy Rawlins, dispels the myth that Black men don't read.