Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RIOTS

All these riots must be the result of a skillfully laid mine.

The open air was his school; and everything that riots and rejoices in the open air, he loved.

The tricolor has been, since the March riots, recognized as the color of their opponents.

At Venice there were riots, and the Kofrim were threatened with death.

A cry rises in the high halls; Rumour riots down the quaking city.

So he prohibited their meetings in order to cause demonstrations and riots.

The riots of 1649 extended to other provinces for the same cause.

Expenses were incalculable, the taxes grew; there were riots.

It was renowned for its riots, and was, in fact (to use a slang word) a "rowdy" place.

In May, 1881, there were anti-Jewish riots at Kief and other places.