obstreperously


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ob·strep·er·ous

 (ŏb-strĕp′ər-əs, əb-)
adj.
Noisily unruly or defiant: The restaurant owner ejected the obstreperous customer.

[From Latin obstreperus, noisy, from obstrepere, to make a noise against : ob-, against; see ob- + strepere, to make a noise (of imitative origin).]

ob·strep′er·ous·ly adv.
ob·strep′er·ous·ness n.
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Adv.1.obstreperously - in manner that attracts attention; "obstreperously, he demanded to get service"
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obstreperously

[əbˈstrepərəslɪ] ADVescandalosamente

obstreperously

advaufmüpfig (inf); (referring to child) → aufsässig
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He was catching fire from the flame he was partly simulating, and at tea-time he was obstreperously merry.
The curse of St Withold upon these infernal porkers!'' said the swine-herd, after blowing his horn obstreperously, to collect together the scattered herd of swine, which, answering his call with notes equally melodious, made, however, no haste to remove themselves from the luxurious banquet of beech-mast and acorns on which they had fattened, or to forsake the marshy banks of the rivulet, where several of them, half plunged in mud, lay stretched at their ease, altogether regardless of the voice of their keeper.
She shook it accordingly, and the bell, having a spiteful little temper of its own, rang obstreperously, making its remonstrances heard,--not, indeed, by the ears for which they were intended, --but by a good lady on the opposite side of the street.
The liquor soon mounted into their heads, as it generally does even with the arrantest topers newly landed from sea, and they began capering about most obstreperously. I observed, however, that one of them held somewhat aloof, and though he seemed desirous not to spoil the hilarity of his shipmates by his own sober face, yet upon the whole he refrained from making as much noise as the rest.
me") is soon just as obstreperously magnified to metaphysical
If it is she who behaves obstreperously, but it is I who departs, my view is that her 'victory' is most definitely not in her best developmental interests.
Freddie would react obstreperously when the guard would take our pictures.