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  • v. Present participle of roughhouse.


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  • But he acknowledges that children behave differently today consuming both passive and active violent media imagery and that the physical "roughhousing" that resulted from earlier media violence is now missing.

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  • My Grandfather used this method to prove that a mysterious hole that appeared in the wall when he left my Father and uncles alone in the house wasn't caused by "roughhousing" as they claimed.

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  • And then they said, ` Well, let's tussle and scuffle, 'which is kind of roughhousing, and Lincoln said he wouldn't do that.

    Honor's Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln

  • Clark asks if someone was ever "roughhousing" and had their head under water. - News

  • Imaginary play and tumbling around in the sort of mock battles that my parents used to call "roughhousing" are both key for children to successfully acquire social skills, reduce stress, improve cognition and develop problem-solving abilities.

    Scientific American

  • "roughhousing" and wanting to "be a sport," yet in frail beauty and faded crimson banners finding such exaltation as Schoenstrom had never known.

    Free Air

  • We have grown for the last 5 years by offering Families a fun and safe recreational Family Fishing Park by eliminating the problems most Families have to deal with in public fishing areas by not allowing Alcholic beverages, cussing or roughhousing.


  • It was a safe spot, protected from roughhousing and direct sunshine, and it was easily accessible for me to play.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad

  • You acknowledge and accept that birthday parties are vigorous activities involving non-passive play and oftentimes roughhousing in a unique environment that may leave your child vulnerable and pose certain risks, including, but not limited to, death.

    Parents Behaving Badly

  • Their teasing and roughhousing is randomly mixed with academic dance moves.

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