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Before resigning, though, Sund attempted to justify his department’s failure, saying that while the USCP had “a robust plan” to deal with a planned demonstration, the day’s turn to “criminal riotous behavior” was unexpected.
He contrived, it was said, to be at once as rich as Croesus and as riotous as Mark Antony.
The balcony overlooked an inner court, and was hung with riotous moon-vines.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
Under the title of ‘Covent Garden Weeded,’ it exposes the riotous doings that prevailed in that joyous locality.
These were days when the trumpets blew and the flags fluttered, days of riotous health and the joy of life.
He had spent the night among the riotous spirits in the guard-house, and had evidently undergone much wear and tear.
Mrs. Mussel gets five of it and the rest I may waste in riotous living.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
She merely squanders it in riotous movement and reckless "transportation."
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
Then suddenly, when most riotous, he alighted like a feather, the image of serenity and repose.
IN NESTING TIMEOLIVE THORNE MILLER
His accounts were audited satisfactorily, and he was discharged, to what seemed to him a riotous banquet of leisure.

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