unruly

All Adjective Adverb
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  • So long's you keep the unruly member straight you'll get along. Cited from The Lonely Island, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • What does a good father generally do with an unruly child? Cited from Baltimore Catechism No. 4 (of 4), by Thomas L. Kinkead
  • Then, having no one at their head, they began to grow unruly. Cited from France in the Nineteenth Century, by Elizabeth Latimer
  • He drove his unruly team with much success and won its respect. Cited from Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle, by Mary Edith Durham
  • The unruly boys were those between ten and fifteen years of age. Cited from Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1, George Boutwell
  • When the meeting became unruly she looked for some display of character, some proof of power. Cited from The Half-Hearted, by John Buchan
  • And then you must show whether you have power to bridle your unruly spirit. Cited from The Feast at Solhoug, by Henrik Ibsen
  • But in all cases they prove unruly at the beginning of a journey. Cited from The Art of Travel, by Francis Galton
  • It's said that she was retired so soon due to an unruly attitude.
  • The crew became unruly due to poor quality food in July and August of that year.
  • If he were only showing off before his unruly band, he need not stir a step further. Cited from Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • By family accounts, she had been an unruly child and had a difficult time learning to read.
  • An amusing story about a man and his unruly top hat that changes form.
  • If they are unruly and it becomes necessary to punish them, you shall do it. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 4, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • He had seen the lad working with the unruly animal only a few moments before. Cited from The Pony Rider Boys in Texas, by Frank Gee Patchin
  • However, the students encounter another group of students, who are known for their unruly behavior.
  • So far she has been the only ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name Unruly.
  • The Spanish troops were unruly, but formed an essential professional basis for the new army.
  • At the mere thought his heart gained a beat -- that unruly heart, which had caused so much trouble. Cited from Quin, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • By her own account, she was an unruly student -- and her mother was proud of it.
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