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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of roust.


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  • Squatters tend to scatter before the morning rousts, and sneak back into the houses after dark.

    Cops and Squatters

  • He concluded: "With obscenity busts they get your money, with drug busts they get your people, with intimidation they get your printer, with bombings they get your office, and if you can still manage to somehow get out a sheet, their distribution monopolies and rousts keep it from ever getting to the people."

    Let's Print It, Man

  • The noise rousts Kyle from wherever sleep has led him.


  • No sooner is he in place than the FBI rousts him out.

    Murky Maneuvers In A Lethal Law Firm

  • The next morning Dad once again rousts us out of our sleeping bags and heads us down to the lake.

    If I Am Missing or Dead

  • And no matter how righteously he rousts those IDers.

    Evolution of vascular systems - The Panda's Thumb

  • Brenda Ellis's day begins at 6:30 a.m., when she rousts her 11-year-old son, Imani, from bed, hustles him into the kitchen for breakfast and to the school bus by 7.


  • Then Hightops rousts three more loogans out of the Navigator who join Badger and begin to traipse across the front yard of the property.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • He's either putting the screws to the hoods based on info in the rest of the files or selling them tip-offs on impending fed rousts.

    White Jazz

  • My first week at Newton was muscle rousts and gathering information on who the _real_ bad guys were.

    White Jazz


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