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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Rage or uproar.

Usage examples (31)
  • A furor erupted in the committee meeting when an unpopular suggestion was made.
  • Doesn't most of the Palin furor and noise come from Palin herself?
  • The Healthcare Bill passed on March 21, 2010 amid much furor from the Right and much rejoicing from the Left.
  • Somehow lost in all the Clemens-Mike Piazza furor is why Piazza stopped going toward Clemens after the broken bat incident. for more
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  • Because of the negative inference, it usually causes a "furor" (a rage; an uproar) if a politician is referred to as a "fuhrer." (leader; the title used by Adolf Hitler, dictator of Nazi Germany)
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