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English definition of “riotous”


adjective     /ˈraɪ.ə.təs/ US  /-t̬əs/
very loud and uncontrolled, and full of energy: We went to a riotous party and danced all night.UK Five students were arrested for riotous behaviour.Uncontrolled riotously     /-li/ adverb Uncontrolled riotousness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Taking action against people in powerSocial order and disorderUncontrolled
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