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  • n  emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
  • s  obstreperous

  • Billie Piper in This is Nottingham
    Asked what she learned, Billie said: "The most shocking thing for me was that I imagined guys wanting to sleep with prostitutes being quite bolshy but it actually isn't like that. They feel quite vulnerable. These women are man-eaters. It shocked me...
  • Nicola Roberts in AngryApe
    When we first turned up at his [Higgins] house, he described us as 'cavewomen',Roberts tells the Metro. "We were bolshy, loud and opinionated but naive about the business. He rolled with it and it worked." "The critical acclaim...
  • Julia Donaldson in The Sun
    Julie, 60, continues, "In the early days of my career I was a lot more timid and would mention it in passing but didn't want to be too bolshy. In the end, I took the bull by the horns and sent the book to the company who had illustrated A Squash And...

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