adjective, un·ru·li·er, un·ru·li·est.
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I was particularly smitten with the ability to drive relatively fast and comfortably on unruly roads.Sprinter vs. Teardrop Trailer: What's Best for Camping?|Will Taylor|November 28, 2020|Outside Online
They stood up and clapped when unruly challengers were tossed from the room.‘We will not allow anyone to stop us’: Day and night, under historic scrutiny, the nation’s vote counters carried on|Amy Gardner, Reis Thebault, Hannah Knowles, Michelle Lee|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
The televised debates are supposed to be “for the benefit of the American electorate,” the commission said in a statement Wednesday, implying that Tuesday night’s unruly slugfest did not achieve that goal.Election live updates: Debate commission says it will change structure to ensure more ‘orderly discussion’|John Wagner, Felicia Sonmez, Amy B Wang|September 30, 2020|Washington Post
But, there’s only so much training that can help store employees when dealing with an unruly customer in the moment.
As recent instances of customers responding violently to employees who have asked them to wear a mask have shown, employees have good reason to fear unruly customers.
And in informal talks, Chinese leaders have compared hackers on both sides to unruly children who can only barely be controlled.
It is an article of faith with this man that there won't be any unruly behavior or, God forbid, any scenes.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And if anyone thought this was an abdication and a letting go of the unruly region they need to think again.
Ancient night and the unruly salt beat at the walls of my house.
In 2012, for example, Brian Claunch, a wheelchair-bound double amputee living in a group home in Houston, became unruly.
Joe saw her slim against the light, and his thoughts were like the sea surge, wild, unruly.The Man from Time|Frank Belknap Long
No one was willing to risk his life by mounting such an unruly animal.Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match|Francis C. Woodworth
He would not defend the deceiving priest; but no unruly men-at-arms should touch a hair of Sebastian, if he also was menaced.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
Always an unruly fellow, and dangerous to trust among crockery.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. I. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
The sexton, armed with a long stick, rapped the boys on the head if they proved unruly, or poked the men when they fell asleep.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies|H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber