• WordNet 3.6
    • adv tumultuously in a tumultuous and riotous manner "the crowd was demonstrating tumultuously"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tumultuously In a tumultuous manner; with tumult or turbulence; by a disorderly multitude.
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In literature:

Pillow counsel is feverish and tumultuous; one is hardly master of oneself.
"Dynevor Terrace (Vol. I)" by Charlotte M. Yonge
The usual scenes accompanying the departure of first squads were being acted tumultuously.
"Andersonville, Volume 3" by John McElroy
Rodriguez rose more relieved to quit so tumultuous a rest than refreshed by having had it.
"Don Rodriguez" by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, Dunsany
When he had ended the responsive audience applauded tumultuously.
"The Red Planet" by William J. Locke
Every suggestion of native suavity and prudence was swept away in tumultuous revolt.
"Eve's Ransom" by George Gissing
The applause that followed was tumultuous.
"Thyrza" by George Gissing
Meanwhile, she felt glad of the outbreak in prospect; her mood desired tumultuous circumstances.
"Our Friend the Charlatan" by George Gissing
To this sand-bank they ran with tumultuous uproar, and covered it over in a dense mass.
"Two Expeditions in the Interior of Southern Australia, Volume II" by Charles Sturt
To this sand-bank they ran with tumultuous uproar, and covered it over in a dense mass.
"Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia, Complete" by Charles Sturt
The motor lorries are borne on whirling circles of water around the wheels, with spirting tumultuous spokes.
"Under Fire" by Henri Barbusse

In poetry:

Dellius, that car which, night and day,
Lightnings and thunders arm and scourge—
Tumultuous down the Appian Way—
Be slow to urge.
"Carmen Circulare" by Rudyard Kipling
After them, tumultuous rushing,
Mob, and medley, crowd, and crushing;
And the hungry file of priests,
Loosely zoned for larger feasts.
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
In the desire of welded lips,
Of heart on prone tumultuous heart,
Abides no stronger thing than this
Dread love that keeps our lips apart.
"The Barrier" by Clark Ashton Smith
But who is he that slowly follows ?
Mark the grief that fades his form !
In each wan feature passion struggles,
Passion's wild tumultuous storm.
"The Last Adieu" by Laura Sophia Temple
One day as the dell they drew near,
They perceiv'd all the cattle around
Starting wild, in tumultuous fear,
As if thunder had shaken the ground.
"The Lion" by William Hayley
The broad Ohio wavers 'neath the stars,
And many murmurs whisper 'mid the woods--
Tumultuous mournings of dead warriors
For their lost solitudes.
"Along The Ohio" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

After weathering tumultuous times, Chip Conley's hotel company looks beyond the Bay Area and seriously pursues food and drink.
A look back at the tumultuous events of February 1979, when the charismatic religious leader returned to Iran and single-handedly reshaped the history of the Middle East — and the world.
It's hard to imagine Queensryche without singer Geoff Tate, but with all the controversy shrouding both parties and the tumultuous past few months, that's exactly where things currently sit, leaving fans scratching their heads.
United Methodists in North Texas have had a tumultuous couple of weeks: First, their bishop made a surprise announcement June 1 that he would retire.
The Federal Reserve's easy money policies are leading to tumultuous markets.
Closing out a tumultuous year, online wine seller Lot18 has promoted its chief marketing officer, Jay Sung, to CEO.
The woman who oversaw New England's tumultuous transition to a new fishery management system has resigned.
Mark Buehrle issued a parting shot at Miami Marlins' management after his stay with the team lasted only one tumultuous season.
"A combination prequel and sequel that explores 'before the rage ' and 'after the rage ' of world middleweight boxing champ Jake LaMotta's tumultuous life and times.".
While West teams the A's, Angels and Mariners are competing for playoff spots, the Rangers are trying to end a tumultuous season on a positive.
As tumultuous as the House subcommittee hearing on raising the cap on member business lending was, the really difficult battle will take place in the months ahead.
Egypt's Tumultuous Times Reflected In Its Art Scene.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With Todd Bowles in place as the new defensive coordinator, the Philadelphia Eagles were back at work and eager to move forward following a tumultuous bye week.
Her video reflects the chaotic feelings that arise during a tumultuous and hurtful affair.
An Inside Account of Tiger's Most Tumultuous Season.

In science:

These field equations were also rejected, but in a series of steps analyzed by Janssen and Renn, Einstein slowly and steadfastly worked his way back to them and published them in the tumultuous month of November, 1915.
Book Review: The Genesis of General Relativity
Partly to allow more time for the tumultuous situation created in Berkeley by the anti-Communist loyalty oath to settle down, and partly to make a decision on an offer from Stanford, Erich spent the year of 1951–1952 as a visiting associate professor at Stanford.
Erich Leo Lehmann---A glimpse into his life and work
Speculative bubbles and crashes are among the most important tumultuous and extreme events that mark long time series of economic and financial data.
"Thermometers" of Speculative Frenzy
Despite this tumultuous environment, the GC contains stars which produce L = 109 L⊙ , and LLy−cont = (1−3)(1052) s−1 , values dominated by older stars in the case of the former and younger stars in the case of the latter.
The Initial Mass Function in the Galactic Center