clamoring

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n clamoring loud and persistent outcry from many people "he ignored the clamor of the crowd"
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Quotations

  • Oscar Wilde
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    “Better the rule of One, whom all obey, than to let clamorous demagogues betray our freedom with the kiss of anarchy.”
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    “Not in the clamor of the crowded street, not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.”
  • William Shakespeare
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    “He took the bride about the neck and kissed her lips with such a clamorous smack that at the parting all the church did echo.”
  • J. August Strindberg
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    “People are constantly clamoring for the joy of life. As for me, I find the joy of life in the hard and cruel battle of life -- to learn something is a joy to me.”
  • Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
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    “It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.”
  • H. L. Mencken
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    “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed [and Hence Clamorous To Be Led To Safety] by an endless series of hobgoblins.”

Usage

In literature:

There was a sad side to the clamorous welcomes and handshakes and surprised recognitions.
"Lords of the North" by A. C. Laut
But I am sure I gave no sign of the clamor within.
"The Plum Tree" by David Graham Phillips
Each carried its revenue of small change for the eager, clamoring boys.
"A Son of the City" by Herman Gastrell Seely
Morgan did not realize in that moment of surrender to the primitive desires which clamored within him how badly he was wrenched and mauled.
"Trail's End" by George W. Ogden
Still the imperative clamor of my mind remained unallayed.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin
Those pictures I have seen contain no taint of the market or clamoring for praise even.
"Adventures in the Arts" by Marsden Hartley
It seemed to enfold and crush him in spite of the clamor of the creek which indeed he scarcely heard.
"The Gold Trail" by Harold Bindloss
But self-interest clamors as loudly as esthetic or moral considerations for the fulfilment of the laws of cleanliness.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
Towards one o'clock the crew at the back began to clamor for lunch, and to suggest a halt when some suitable spot should be reached.
"The Princess of the School" by Angela Brazil
Till midnight I wandered up and down the long street; but there was no darkness, no lull in its clamorous life.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
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In poetry:

Too kind for bitter words to grieve,
Too firm for clamor to dismay,
When Faith forbids thee to believe,
And Meekness calls to disobey,--
"St. Anthony The Reformer" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The forges glow, the hammers all are ringing;
Beneath its smoky vale,
Hard by, the city of his love is swinging
Its clamorous iron flail.
"In Remembrance Of Joseph Sturge" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Her legs flexed in the air like a courtesan,
Burning and sweating venomously,
Calmly exposed its belly, ironic and wan,
Clamorous with foul ecstasy.
"A Carrion" by Allen Tate
So did this famous hunt proceed!
So free it was from clamorous sound!
Well does our King become his place,
And high the deeds his reign have crowned!
"Celebrating A Hunting Expedition" by Confucius
O rival Faiths! O clamorous Creeds!
Would you but hush your strife in prayer,
And raise one Temple for our needs,
Then, then, we all might worship there.
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
Where winds in clamorous anger swept,
Where to and fro grim shadows crept,
And where the mist reached down and kissed
The waters as they wailed and wept.
"Yvytot" by Eugene Field

In news:

A few years back, people clamored for a place at his table in the smarter restaurants of Rome.
A clamor for air time in the Silver State .
PROF PIERS J HALE knew something was up when his students at the University of Oklahoma were clamoring this spring to get into his medical ethics class, which was formerly populated largely by social science majors.
Sometimes, Men's Fitness editors clamor to be the first to test out the latest products sent to our offices.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah replace clarity with clamor.
(AP) Not that anyone was exactly clamoring for it, but "The Collection " is a sequel to Marcus Dunstan's little-seen 2009 horror film "The Collector ".
A Rising Clamor for Compassion .
Black Friday shoppers clamor for the last discounted flat screen television at a San Leandro, Calif, Target store on Friday, Nov 26, 2010.
Steffi Yo, 16, center left, of Tampa, Fla. Takes a picture with golfer So Yeon Ryu, as others clamor for autographs at the LPGA Titleholders event on Sunday in Naples, Fla.
Hoboken residents are clamoring to have their PATH service back, and the Port Authority announced on Thursday that it will halt service to midtown for the next two weekends in order to expedite repairs.
The deep cuts rule, from the clamorous electro-soul of "Speed Demon" to the harrowing "Leave Me Alone," whose thump can't disguise the song's core loneliness.
Building owner Derek Coppess, president and CEO of 616 Lofts, said he designed the second floor for offices, partly to buffer the clamor of the brewery from the apartments above.
There has been clamoring for decades vehicle manufacturers to improve fuel mileage.
Reporters, of course, were clamoring to know how Klein himself felt about his complicated milestone.
And scientists have been clamoring to get their hands on it.
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In science:

Getting rid of gatekeeping means giving more importance to content, which should have been our guiding value, but was instead lost in the clamor for more and more publications.
True Peer Review
More important, these lifting results clamor for generalization.
Variations on a theorem of Tate
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