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  • adjective same as clamorous.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of clamorous.


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  • This present world insisted upon itself, became clamourous.

    The Door in the Wall, and other stories Herbert George 2006

  • During the time of this their clamourous contending, the Judge being very willy willing to heare either party: Matteuzzo, upon a signe received from the other, which was a word in Masoes pleading, laide holde on the broken boord, as also on the Judges low-hanging

    The Decameron 2004

  • When the news of his arrival at Sydney was announced, I went with every other person to see him: he appeared to be about thirty years old, not tall, but robustly made; and of a countenance which, under happier circumstances, I thought would display manliness and sensibility; his agitation was excessive, and the clamourous crowds who flocked around him did not contribute to lessen it.

    The Settlement at Port Jackson 2003

  • The crowd had pressed round her and were clamourous for her to sing again.

    Madame Flirt A Romance of 'The Beggar's Opera' Charles Edward Pearce

  • "Most awfully sorry, dear hearts," he exclaimed in clamourous apology.

    Men of Affairs Roland Pertwee

  • Haymarket boards, that Fielding is again clearly seen, 'laying about' him, in those clamourous eighteenth-century politics.

    Henry Fielding: a Memoir G. M. Godden

  • The pseudo ` working-man 'should fairly contribute his quota to all this -- particularly, since his bottle-holders have been so clamourous for giving him a share in the government of the state.

    She and I, Volume 2 A Love Story. A Life History.

  • But we had not come for war, and somehow an end had to be put to this clamourous deadlock.

    Head Hunters of the Amazon: Seven Years of Exploration and Adventure 1923

  • He is already the object of my father’s resentment, and he has now incurred danger from the law of the country, as well as from the clamourous vengeance of the father of Hazlewood, who threatens to move heaven and earth against the author of his son’s wound.

    Chapter XXXI 1917

  • And every year his strength increased, and he grew more clamourous when men went by, but never availed to hurl me from my post.

    A Dreamer's Tales Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany 1917


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