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clamor

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  • n  a loud harsh or strident noise
  • n  loud and persistent outcry from many people
    he ignored the clamor of the crowd
  • v  make loud demands
    he clamored for justice and tolerance
  • v  utter or proclaim insistently and noisily
    The delegates clamored their disappointment
  • v  compel someone to do something by insistent clamoring
    They clamored the mayor into building a new park

  • Friends started to clamor for ones just like it, and so he started amassing old fabric: denim, chambray, hand-woven linen, even old canvas dropcloths.
  • If tourists more drawn to the sybaritic pleasures of Rio de Janeiro or the urban clamor of So Paulo know it at all, it is because they may pass through it on their way to .
  • Crowds did not clamor for a glimpse of him.
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  • Rene Preval in Washington Post
    There is also the clamor of the people ...... I think justice has to have its say,Preval told a news conference in New York, where he was attending the UN General Assembly.
  • Luis Carlos Restrepo in International Herald Tribune
    We hope from this moment on that the loud national and international clamor for Ingrid Betancourt's liberation can lead us in the fastest way possible to her freedom,Restrepo said following a meeting with President Alvaro Uribe.
  • Todd Blackledge in Macon Telegraph
    Why clamor for something that may not be real realistic right now?'Blackledge said. "The thing I like about the BCS, and I don't think it's a great system, but they have tried to tweak it, they have tried to adjust it when it feels like it...

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