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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of making a noisy disturbance; Violent agitation; A state of commotion and noise and confusion.

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  • Think of every synonym connected with the word tumult and you will get
  • The entire town arose in tumult to pursue him, when he stumbled over a dead body, and was seized.
  • They shall be dashed in pieces one against another (v. 13): A great tumult from the Lord shall be among them.
  • One may argue that the tumult is a good sign - it shows that democracy is alive and well. for more
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