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English adjective: riotous

1. riotous produced or growing in extreme abundance

SamplesTheir riotous blooming.

Synonymsexuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse



2. riotous characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

SamplesEffects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive.
Riotous times.
These troubled areas.
The tumultuous years of his administration.
A turbulent and unruly childhood.

Synonymsdisruptive, troubled, tumultuous, turbulent



3. riotous unrestrained by convention or morality

SamplesCongreve draws a debauched aristocratic society.
Deplorably dissipated and degraded.
Riotous living.
Fast women.

Synonymsdebauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, fast, libertine, profligate



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