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unruly child

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All parents at one time or another have struggled with how to rein in an unruly child.

The same look of an unruly child behind his tortoise-shell glasses.

The not-so-P.C. message appeared to be: Trade in your unruly child for a studious Asian one.

He was cursing as well as he could—was Manley, and he began kicking like an unruly child shut into a closet.

A mother will sometimes quiet an unruly child by threatening the portentous intervention of the curé.

The severest threat to an unruly child was, "I will give you to Aunt Peggy, and let her keep you."

But it would be a very unruly child who would not behave quietly when taken apart by the inspector.

It was just as if you have a strong unruly child in your arms trying to set him down on a chair.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unruly child, such as: punk, rascal, little devil, kid, urchin, and whippersnapper.

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