Definitions

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  • adv. In a turbulent manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a turbulent manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a turbulent manner; tumultuously; with violent agitation; with refractoriness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a stormy or violent manner
  • adv. in a turbulent manner; with turbulence

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Examples

  • The Dyea River as of old roared turbulently down to the sea; but its ancient banks were gored by the feet of many men, and these men labored in surging rows at the dripping tow-lines, and the deep-laden boats followed them as they fought their upward way.

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  • And lose sight of me, the me whom you turbulently loved.

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  • Yet it was more lofty still, and was set over a natural scarp of black rock on the edge of a tumultuous river whose coursing cast up jets of water, and whose cataracts resounded turbulently in tones constantly rising and falling like the war-cry of a tribe of Tartar horsemen.

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  • Why then do the winds and waves rage so turbulently?

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  • And she had turbulently admitted to his wringing questions that her visit to

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  • When Third Battalion had arrived in Tempre late on Novdi afternoon, Captain Lyzetta had immediately informed Mykel that the River Vedra was running too high and too turbulently for safe barge transport for the battalion, but that the water levels were expected to drop to near normal within the next few days.

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  • Most worthy Ladies, I have alwayes heard, as well by the sayings of the judecious, as also by mine owne observation and reading, that the impetuous and violent windes of envy, do sildome blow turbulently, but on the highest Towers and tops of the trees most eminently advanced.

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  • On the Volga he was respected as a rich and clever man, but was nicknamed “Frantic,” because his life did not flow along a straight channel, like that of other people of his kind, but now and again, boiling up turbulently, ran out of its rut, away from gain — the prime aim of his existence.

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  • I felt myself blush all over, the tingle that rested constantly just under my breasts spiraling turbulently through my stomach and down through my thighs.

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  • Tom remembered the underground river that flowed out so turbulently at the foot.

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