In time the obstreperous Texicans developed revolutionary ideas.
He liked to drink, colleagues say, and would occasionally get obstreperous.
Yeah, they may have been extreme or obstreperous or this or that, but they were good.
c.1600, from Latin obstreperus "clamorous," from obstrepere "drown with noise, make a noise against, oppose noisily," from ob "against" (see ob-) + strepere "make a noise," from PIE *strep-, said to be imitative (cf. Latin stertare "to snore," Old Norse þrapt "chattering," Old English þræft "quarrel"). Related: Obstreperously; obstreperousness.