His detractors were noisy and scurrilous.
Darian rolled onto his side with a noisy sigh.
George gave a long, noisy sigh and turned, pointing out a window.
In disposition they are quiet and gentle, and do not show much intelligence; they are also less noisy than the true lemurs, only when alarmed or angered making a noise which has been compared to the clucking of a fowl.
Several days of unseasonable melt had boiled the river to a noisy torrent of cascading water.
With a noisy sigh, he slinked out the back door of the kitchen towards the barracks.
2 The new moon celebration was nocturnal; the road to Tanim, the Mas`a, and the mosque were brilliantly illuminated; and the appearing of the moon was greeted with noisy music. A genuine old Arab market was held, for the wild Bedouins of the Yemen mountains came in thousands to barter their cattle and fruits for clothing, and deemed that to absent themselves would bring drought and cattle plague in their homes.
Here the long, sunny days were mine, and all thoughts of work and college and the noisy city were thrust into the background.
The music sounded louder and through the door rows of brightly lit boxes in which ladies sat with bare arms and shoulders, and noisy stalls brilliant with uniforms, glittered before their eyes.
It was so light that he could see the moonlight reflected from the metal harness disks and from the eyes of the horses, who looked round in alarm at the noisy party under the shadow of the porch roof.
For twelve years these committees had remained comparatively inactive, but in 1878 the presence of the ex-Garibaldian Cairoli at the head of the government, and popular dissatisfaction at the spread of Austrian sway on the Adriatic, encouraged them to begin a series of noisy demonstrations.
The Czechs blocked business by a pile of " urgency motions " and occasionally indulged in noisy obstruction.
As soon as her fortunes began to mend she started a small home for poor girls at Ruel, which she afterwards moved to Noisy, and which was the nucleus of the splendid institution of St Cyr, which the king endowed in 1686, at her request, out of the funds of the Abbey of St Denis.
The retirement of the center to the other side of the dip in the ground at the rear was hurried and noisy, but the different companies did not get mixed.
Looking down over the rails Prince Nesvitski saw the rapid, noisy little waves of the Enns, which rippling and eddying round the piles of the bridge chased each other along.
In the [[[Lapland]]] marshes, a reeve now and then flies near with a scarcely audible ka-ka-kuk; but she seems a dull bird, and makes no noisy attack on an invader."
They are like the people whom they see every day, who prefer the crowded, noisy city to the quiet and freedom of the country.
"I.m fine, Mama," he said with a noisy sigh.
My studies were sometimes interrupted with a sigh, which I breathed towards Lausanne; and on the approach of spring I withdrew without reluctance from the noisy and extensive scene of crowds without company, and dissipation without pleasure."
The noisy Nationalist agitation which was maintained during this period of financial stringency reacted unfavourably on public order.
He behaved with much coolness and self-possession when he was met in the streets by a noisy and disgraceful demonstration.
The Sussex is a lighter, more noisy animal, with a wavy, golden coat.
The friar-birds are noisy and pugnacious species of the group of honeyeaters, and mob hawks and other birds of prey, which leave them unmolested.
In the middle of the 19th century the name was often applied to the Primitive Methodists, with reference to their crude and often noisy preaching.
Many authorities such as Keating and MacFirbis admit that descendants of the Firbolgs were still to be found in parts of Ireland in their own day, though they are characterized as " tattling, guileful, tale-bearing, noisy, contemptible, mean, wretched, unsteady, harsh and inhospitable."
In the breeding-season, however, it is as noisy and conspicuous as its larger brethren while executing its aerial evolutions.
It was declared in a prefatory note to the volume that the authors were responsible only for their respective articles, but some of these were deemed so destructive that many people banned the whole book, and a noisy demand, led by Samuel Wilberforce, then bishop of Oxford, called on the headmaster of Rugby to dissociate himself from his comrades.
The convention was singularly tumultuous and noisy; large claques were hired by both Lincoln's and Seward's managers.
Mme de Stael was not a persona rata at court, but she seems to have played the part of ambassadress, as she played most parts, in a rather noisy and exaggerated manner, but not ill.
The men of that period, coarse, violent and simple-minded, with few political ideas, loved brutal and noisy pleasures 1422).
There wasn't any bumping and grinding and those beds are noisy.
incessant noisy chatter, fighting for the best position to build a new nest.
A bill was accordingly presented to the legislature dispensing with the age of the emperor and declaring his majority, which after a noisy discussion was carried.
The corpse of Louis XIV., left to servants for disposal, and saluted all along the road to Saint Denis by the curses of a noisy crowd sitting in the cabarets, celebrating his death by drinking more than their fill as a compensation for having suffered too much from hunger during his lifetimesuch was the coarse but sincere epitaph which popular opinion placed on the tomb of the Grand Monarque.
Frogs of many kinds are plentiful, the brilliant green frogs being especially conspicuous and noisy.
But it is often the rider rather than the horse that is upset by their sudden noisy appearance.
bawling when the House is noisy is heard only by the loudmouth's unfortunate neighbors.
The weaver birds began their incessant noisy chatter, fighting for the best position to build a new nest.
The scenery here tells its own tale - no need for noisy chatter!
Amid the noisy, bustling, modern cityscape there are still glimpses of the country's past in traditional dress and temples.
crinklean use all sorts of noisy tricks to check reactions: rattling keys, crinkling paper, blowing police whistles.
What problems are there with using dilation to fill small noisy holes in objects?
He was lying on a bench and although the group were noisy they were not disorderly and no arrestable offense had been committed.
Allow us to help create a memorable evening of singing, merriment and dodgy dancing in a genuine environment of noisy celebration and laughter.
fidget when they have to sit down and be very noisy.
Medieval Siege Weapons - Made to Order The whole area outside the castle became a noisy hive of activity.
Andy keeps a wart hog that he only lets out at night, its a noisy bugger 13.
The next 4 days we spent in Port Said Very noisy ships hooters blowing every hour!
Nine times out of ten tho, a noisy pump is caused by an obstruction colliding with the rotating impeller.
Suddenly, the noisy jackdaws were on the wing again, this time mobbing a larger bird.
noisy at some times in the night.
A little farther along was an elusive male Blue Rock Thrush and a noisy group of about twenty Common Waxbills.
The anxious child did nothing but cower in the corner of the noisy classroom.
Gyms can be noisy, and the equipment doesn't always work properly.
Some feel that OUR hi-tech version of that high-performance vehicle now has to have wings arid noisy jet engines.
Chinese New Year can be a noisy time too, because people light firecrackers.
Do you use noisy powered tools or machinery for over half an hour a day?
The businessman wanted to be separated from his noisy colleague.
The Grey God gave a familiar, noisy sigh and turned, pointing out a window.
Low flying, noisy aeroplanes to the Airport right by the house constant.
That heat buildup requires noisy fans to keep the system cool, especially in laptops.
captivity as pets can be very vocal, outright noisy and very loud, depending on the species.
Teaching & Projects Abroad is based in the bustling city of Kathmandu full of jostling crowds, rickety bullock carts and noisy auto-rickshaws.
As they rose to eat harried breakfasts and tackle the morning commute, U.S. Air Marshals circled the sky in a noisy helicopter.
compassionate toward a noisy beggar by the road.
The noisy M1 corridor passes through, with many of the slopes visually screened by planting.
This was due to him being the youngest teacher we had and his face would go crimson in frustration when we got too noisy.
dithered image often looks noisy, or composed of scattered pixels.
This project involved optimal estimation of vehicle static weight using sparse noisy data from a small spatial array of pressure sensors.
I work in a firearms unit and therefore have little to do with mobile phones and noisy exhausts.
The whole day was idyllic apart from the many noisy jet fighters flying over on training missions.
The Olive Tanagers stayed around and I could always hear this noisy flock.
It is not necessary to tell you how to concentrate more on the ball, or tune out the noisy foursome behind you.
Our Crowd 9 - Vocal, fairly noisy, although a fair few grumbles during the last 10 minutes.
Had excellent views of large hawk cuckoo here and the casuarinas around our bungalow often held a noisy flock of Oriental pied hornbill.
Much of the area feels private and protected, which in combination with a fairly noisy environment seems relatively hostile.
I was in bed by 8.30, listening to the cackling of the tree hyrax, a noisy little cat-like creature.
The food isn't exactly top notch but this Italian is really friendly, noisy and works as a good icebreaker.
Were there no ears on which the rude clamor of that noisy mirth struck as a funeral knell?
Beeswax the cat loves a laid-back, quiet life during the day, but enjoys a dramatic and noisy night life.
legionary, they faced seasoned Roman legionaries drawn up in disciplined lines and well accustomed to noisy Celtic attacks.
For example, projects based on a series of interviews in potentially noisy situations may best suit a uni-directional microphone.
Patients often mishear or forget spoken instructions and find listening in noisy environments difficult, even tho their hearing seems normal.
MRI scanners are noisy, but you will be provided with ear mufflers!
How I wish I could make the world safer by snogging my noisy neighbors.
The problem that night was that Bodrum has a lot of noisy nightclubs.
noisy at night, causing a disturbance to neighbors.
Surround of Shed Consider laying gravel to make any approach noisy.
noisy fireworks: it's now illegal to sell fireworks that are louder than 120 decibels.
noisy breathing, called stridor, which can be upsetting.
noisy flock passing through.
noisy buggers we can shoot.
This exhalation should come from the diaphragm and not be excessively noisy as in a grunt or a snort.
Both the boards exhibit the same problems and can be made to freeze at random simply by being in an electrically noisy environment.
It's a little crackly and we reckon it could be a tad noisy in wind conditions.
We try to prevent disturbance from inherently noisy activities by using a number of different legal approaches.
There were some silly drunk teenagers there who were being incredibly noisy.
Yes glad in office not on floor, too noisy, people go deaf, have to shout.
Later on, it became too noisy, we got all the traffic.
Both are located in the basement of the building and can get very noisy.
They can sound quite noisy, despite the soundproofing material that is put in under the laminate.
noisy in operation, which may be more noticeable in smaller meeting rooms.
noisy American oystercatchers were in complete contrast to the very inactive nocturnal Swallow-tailed Gulls.
There are ancient temples and countless colorful pagodas, havens of calm and tranquility as well as bustling markets full of noisy bargaining.
Then, out of the blue came a flock of very noisy austral parakeets.
pastyl is cheerful, noisy, a good laugh and is passionate about cornish pasties!
rampagel played rampaging games together, fuzzy felt, and making lots of noise with the noisy toys [my poor ears!
You may see birds gathering twigs and flying off with them, or hear noisy rooks in the tree-tops fighting over nesting materials.
segmentation of noisy images to single pixel accuracy.
It mixes the late eighties noisy aggression with the nineties pop punk sensibility - listeners from each genre should both be satisfied.
A swirling tide of noisy black specks rises from the hot sand.
It can also cause noisy breathing, called stridor, which can be upsetting.
Quite a few laptops have very much substandard built in audio cards which are noisy in themselves before you even connect a source.
subtletyar's too noisy to appreciate the subtleties.
subtracting the noise spectrum from the noisy speech spectrum.
The Honda V6 engines prove exceptionally reliable, although can develop noisy tappets in later life.
In the early stages, the group were very noisy and often unruly.
Every landing was now noisy with servants, maids sped upstairs, flunkeys sped down, a butler waddled in a circle.
wart hog that he only lets out at night, its a noisy bugger 13.
I didn't see the water nymphs, but I was told that was because I was too noisy!
A little farther along was an elusive male Blue Rock Thrush and a noisy group of about twenty common waxbills.
weaver birds began their incessant noisy chatter, fighting for the best position to build a new nest.
The gearbox is very noisy in first, a loud whine... " yes they all do that " the dealer tells me.
An example of this is hearing loss as a result of a noisy workplace.
Crude or unrefined petroleum needs a special air-spray pressure burner for its use, and this suffers from the disadvantage of being noisy.
Tongues were, he felt, to cease whenever the perfect should come; and the believer who spoke with the tongues of men and of angels, if he had not love, was no better than the sounding brass and clanging cymbal of the noisy heathen mysteries.
A lengthy term of office seemed to be opening out before him when, on the 31st of January 1891, Crispi, speaking in a debate upon an unimportant bill, angrily rebuked the Right for its noisy interruptions.
The Porte strove by every means at its disposal to thwart their activity; but elsewhere they were regarded as a body of academic enthusiasts, more noisy than dangerous, who devoted their scanty funds to the publication of seditious matter in Paris or Geneva, and sought to achieve the impossible by importing western institutions into a country fit only to be ruled by the sheriat and the sword.
In the latter city his courage in rebuking the wife of Bentivoglio, the reigning lord, for interrupting divine service by her noisy entrance nearly cost him his life.
When her friend added that some of the pupils he had seen in Budapest had more than one hundred tunes in their heads, she said, laughing, "I think their heads must be very noisy."
Proverbs warns against the noisy woman, the quarrelsome woman, the rebellious woman, the foolish woman.
We all played rampaging games together, fuzzy felt, and making lots of noise with the noisy toys [my poor ears !
A few noisy ' eeeek ' calls from baby would send mom scurrying over.
The algorithm allows the segmentation of noisy images to single pixel accuracy.
The diet of the noisy miner is mostly nectar and some insects, that of the spangled drongo mostly insects and some nectar.
On closer inspection however this idea was shattered by the noisy greetings of some ten or so spaniel type dogs of varying ages.
This bar 's too noisy to appreciate the subtleties.
The approach is to estimate the power spectrum of the clean speech by subtracting the noise spectrum from the noisy speech spectrum.
The easiest way to describe the sound would be loud, noisy, tuneful songs.
I did n't see the water nymphs, but I was told that was because I was too noisy !
You may want to move it away from windows and away from an adjoining wall of a noisy sibling's room.
A swaddling wrap can help your baby transition from the security of the womb into the often noisy and confusing world outside.
Clothes dryers have come a long way since the days of those noisy square white boxes that shrunk your shirts.
Motors in motor-driven turntables are considered to be too noisy.
Some dehumidifiers are noisy, so this needs to be taken into account when buying.
If you choose the pressure assisted one, prepare for expensive maintenance, noisy flushes, and an up-front expense when you purchase the toilet.
Birds are very intelligent, but they are noisy, so make sure you have the patience to keep one on a long-term basis.
Gasoline chain saws are more expensive, more powerful, noisy, and will allow you more flexibility.
It's okay to enlist the support of your neighbors by asking them to help you do a foot search, calling out your pet's name or squeezing its favorite noisy toy.
Wind turbines are also noisy and this means that they can make unattractive neighbors when sited next to residential areas.
Traditional eyelet setters require a hammer to flatten your eyelet, while silent setters such as the Crop-A-Dile use a special punching mechanism to eliminate the need for noisy hammering.
The location can be an issue for students who live nearby and would prefer a quiet evening, as the parties usually last late into the night and are very noisy and messy.
There are instrumental acoustic musicians whose sounds are both clean and noisy.
If your fan has gotten noisy over time, you may be able to restore it to quieter operation with a few adjustments.
Vibrations in the soft palate create the bothersome sounds and noisy breaths.
Excessive alcohol consumption relaxes the muscles of the mouth and throat, which causes the tissues to vibrate and breathing to become noisy.
A noisy CPAP unit can make it difficult to fall, or stay, asleep.
Individuals who share their bed with a noisy sleeper may be looking for snoring prevention tricks and techniques, which may help calm the evening clamor.
Take advantage of the lack of car horns, noisy neighbors, loud radios, and all the other day-to-day disturbances we live with in town.
When a child has croup, that portion of the airway just below the vocal cords narrows and becomes swollen, making breathing both noisy and labored.
Breathing gets increasingly noisy, and a condition known as stridor may occur.
Stridor is a term used to describe noisy breathing in general and to refer specifically to a high-pitched crowing sound associated with croup, respiratory infection, and airway obstruction.
If examinations do not reveal other reasons for the baby's noisy breathing, the air passages are assumed to be the cause of the problem.
Laryngomalacia-A birth defect that causes the tissues around the larynx to partially collapse and narrow the air passageway, causing noisy breathing.
They are more aggressive and more physically active, preferring noisy, boisterous forms of play that require larger groups and more space than the play of girls the same age.
Stridor-A term used to describe noisy breathing in general and to refer specifically to a high-pitched crowing sound associated with croup, respiratory infection, and airway obstruction.
The symptoms of epiglottitis include a sudden high fever, drooling, the feeling of an object stuck in the throat, and stridor (a high-pitched, noisy respiratory sound).
If the room is noisy and people are trying to get the baby's attention, the baby may close his eyes, turn his head away, and cry.
Tissue irritation of the throat and lungs may appear as noisy breathing, coughing, hoarseness, black or gray spittle, and fluid in the lungs.
The reason why everyone from children to senior citizens enjoys tap dancing so much is because it's carefree, fun, noisy, and creative.
Leave home any extra jewelry that might call attention to you like large pinky rings, noisy bracelets, nose and tongue jewelry or flashy jewelry.
Dangling, noisy jewelry: Clanking bracelets or chandelier earrings may be fun to wear on a weekend but can distract the recruiter during the conversation.
With nurses and family members encouraging the mother to "Breathe!" and "Push!", medical machines clicking or beeping, and a TV in the background, an American birth can be pretty noisy.
A traumatic birth-and that includes a noisy one-can lead to psychological problems in adulthood.
Some consumers felt the device was noisy while it was operating.
Some air purifiers with fans can be quite noisy when running full blast.
There's nothing worse than trying to recite poetry in a crowded, noisy location.
However, animal prints need to remain the center of attention, or you'll find that your tastefully loud ensemble has become utterly noisy.
Toys that are bright, colorful and noisy will appeal to almost any child.
She came from a large, noisy family and often escaped to the peace and quiet at Lucas' house.
In very noisy environments a standard alarm may just not be loud enough and as such a very loud alarm may be required.
Sound: Radios, nature sound machines, toy pianos, maracas, tape recorders, and games with noisy dice are all good choices to integrate a wider range of sound tolerances into your child's world.
Does it handle turns efficiently, and is it a smooth ride or a bumpy and noisy drive?
The words are mostly monosyllabic, making it easy to understand during a noisy game.
This project would also be great for other holidays when something noisy is called for, such as the Fourth of July or even birthdays.
After shopping, cooking, or being surrounded by a hefty number of loved ones and their screaming kids with noisy new toys, the recipient may be looking for a little relaxation in the form of a hot bath.
This can be difficult in a group or noisy setting.
She is inspired by the 1970's and loves a noisy look.
He claimed that the house where the men were living was too noisy for him, and didn't want to be there any longer.
She grew up in a noisy household full of conflict, and she found that the hair dryer's warmth and noise gave her comfort.
A noisy café is not the ideal place for a break up.
You can dine at one of the upstairs couch tables, but be warned, the pub does get a little noisy.
Next comes the preservation of order, the protection of all reputable people, and the maintenance of public peace by checking riot and disturbance or noisy demonstration, by enforcing the observance of the thousand and one regulations laid down for the general good.
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