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raucous

(raw′kŭs) [L. raucus, hoarse]
Hoarse, harsh, as the sound of a voice.
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Chinese welcomed the arrival of the Year of the Snake with raucous celebrations over the weekend, setting off a cacophony of firecrackers in the streets and sending fireworks blazing into the sky to bring good fortune.
RAUCOUS Dropkick Murphys gave the Barrowland gig their all
Syeda Irtizaali, the show's commissioning editor, says: "Expect a raucous and funny party night.
Raucous is owned by David Chapman and trained by his granddaughter Ruth Carr, who said: "He was a cheap buy and he's had all sorts of problems, but this will have done his confidence good.
Raucous was on the mark in a Ripon maiden last August before returning to the track to score again over two miles.
Hiking all day through the rainforest of southern Costa Rica to a tropical research station is another recent experience, when the beauty of the forest combined with the startling and eerie sounds of the forest like howler monkeys, and the raucous call of red macaws.
She is straightedge (no alcohol or drugs) and has no understanding of heavy metal music, but she is willing to listen and even to attend a raucous concert, which she hates.
39-inch stripes with colorful pop circles; through the looking glass, Bruno Peinado, a rising figure on the French scene, created a raucous and voracious exhibition around a huge open book .
While Cornish ducks prefer a more languid, quieter quack, their London counterparts are getting in a raucous flap.
Nowhere is there disturbance or annoyance, no raucous noises, no pressures.
Early in Raiders of the Lost Ark, the long, raucous call of an Australian kookaburra rings out in the Americas, but Budney appreciates it as homage to the corny roots of jungle-adventure movies.
Set in the 1960s, Blue Lights centers around the plans of four teenage girls attending a Saturday night party, a raucous event that during the '60s was called a "blue lights in the basement party.