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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; Characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination.

Usage examples (33)
  • Other times it is like what they call a turbulent bore or a rush of white water that goes in.
  • We live in turbulent times and history is written every day.
  • His political career proved to be rather turbulent from the start.
  • His would be the perfect voice of the pilot coming over the speaker in turbulent weather. for more
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