Robustiously
Robustious Ro*bus"tious, a. [Cf. L. robusteus of oak.] Robust. [Obs. or Humorous] --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]

In Scotland they had handled the bishops in a more robustious manner. --Milton. [1913 Webster] -- {Ro*bus"tious*ly}, adv. -- {Ro*bus"tious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • robustiously — adverb see robustious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • robustiously — See robustious. * * * …   Universalium

  • robustiously — ro·bus·tious·ly …   English syllables

  • robustiously — adverb see robustious …   Useful english dictionary

  • robustious — robustiously, adv. /roh bus cheuhs/, adj. 1. rough, rude, or boisterous. 2. robust, strong, or stout. [1540 50; ROBUST + IOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • robustious — adjective Date: circa 1548 1. robust 2. vigorous in a rough or unrefined way ; boisterous • robustiously adverb • robustiousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • robustious — /rəˈbʌstʃəs/ (say ruh buschuhs) adjective 1. rough, rude, or boisterous. 2. robust, strong, or stout. {robust + ious} –robustiously, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • robustious — [rō bus′chəs] adj. [ ROBUST + IOUS] strong and sturdy; also, rough, coarse, boisterous, etc.: now archaic except in facetious usage robustiously adv …   English World dictionary

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