obstreperous

 /əbˈstrepərəs/


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obstreperous /əbˈstrɛpərəs/ adj
  1. noisy or rough, esp in resisting restraint or control
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin, from obstrepere, from ob- against + strepere to roar

obˈstreperously adv obˈstreperousness n



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