clamouring

Definitions

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

In literature:

The girls clamoured sentences at him.
"The Third Violet" by Stephen Crane
The evil gained ground daily, not only by open clamours, but, which was far more dangerous, by a secession and by secret meetings.
"The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08" by Titus Livius
According to the papers, England was clamouring loudly for her sons.
"Civilization" by Ellen Newbold La Motte
And a little after daybreak, they heard an exceeding loud clamour and wailing.
"The Mabinogion Vol. 1 (of 3)"
They heard a confused clamour but it soon died away.
"The Child of Pleasure" by Gabriele D'Annunzio
And then came imperious clamour of the telephone.
"Ambrotox and Limping Dick" by Oliver Fleming
Already they begin clamouring in the evening.
"The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1" by Gilbert White
That clamouring greed for money!
"Robert Hardy's Seven Days" by Charles Monroe Sheldon
There was a strange, weird silence about the place that contrasted startlingly with the usual evening clamour.
"A Dog with a Bad Name" by Talbot Baines Reed
Sneering voices rose on every side in a clamour of indignant protest.
"Tom and Some Other Girls" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
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In poetry:

And far below their steadfast wedge,
They heard (and hastened on)
Men thresh and clamour through the sedge
Aghast that they were gone!
"The Flight" by Rudyard Kipling
When lauwine growls, and thunder swells,
Their far-off clamour sounds to me
But as the noise of clanging bells
Above a silent sanctuary.
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
What though the clamouring crowd echoed his name
Unto its utmost rim,
He only saw the Christ--and in the light
He rose and followed Him.
"The Miracle" by Virna Sheard
The bright wing, the black hoof,
He shall peruse, from Reason not disjoined,
And never unfaith clamouring to be coined
To faith by proof.
"Earth And Man" by George Meredith
And, where great Plato paced serene,
Or Newton paused with wistful eye,
Rush to the Chase with hoofs unclean
And Babel-clamour of the sty
"Fame's Penny-Trumpet" by Lewis Carroll
"And you who love no pomps of fog or glamour,
Who fear no shocks,
Brave foam and lightning, hurricane and clamour, --
Exiles: the rocks!"
"The Ocean's Song" by Victor Marie Hugo

In news:

Onex joins clamour for a Toronto casino by hiring Kyle Rae as lobbyist.
And workers at two more state mining companies have been clamouring to be privatised .
The first private health centre offering abortion services on the island of Ireland is to open in Belfast next week amid a clamour of outrage and condemnation .
After spending time in beautiful and gritty Nicaragua , it's easy to understand why North Americans clamour to go back.
Produced and styled by Samantha Reithmayer Sano, photograph by Chris Plavidal.
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