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In place of the noisy and obstreperous boy came the docile, soft-voiced girl.
He, at length, became so obstreperous that we grew fearful of his giving the alarm to some stragglers in the vicinity; - or, rather, this was the apprehension of Legrand; - for myself, I should have rejoiced at any interruption which might have enabled me to get the wanderer home.
While the trial court's frustration with an obstreperous defendant is understandable, the judge's disproportionate response is not.
With obstreperous and untrained drivers, bad conditioned auto with loud music, no regularisation seen yet, the economic hub of the country looks like an orphan city.
Indeed, without the obstreperous presence of the UK in the union, there will be less of a political reason to resist it.
Like the rest of the South Wales coalfield, the collective trauma of the miners' strike of 1984-5 showed these strong, decent communities at their very best, and I saw the truest nature of their obstreperous, mighty heart.
My responsibility is to cooperate with the authorities and not with obstreperous, self-interested, publicity-seeking people.
I will cooperate with authorities and not with obstreperous and publicity seeking attempts by others," said Tharoor.
We have a bundle of stories about state legislation and (as if often the case) obstreperous judges eager to substitute their policy preferences for those of elected officials.
Prepare to see Republicans get a lot quieter and more cooperative, and the obstreperous forces on the left to get angrier and more intransigent.
The unhappy Sony executives report that Rothman has made their lives untenable with his micromanagement and obstreperous manner, which they say has also alienated talent agents, producers, directors, and actors, the sources said.
Her vampire father is angry, her werewolf father is crazy, and her obstreperous mother is both.