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  • s  conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    a clamorous uproar

  • HL Mencken in Boston Globe (registration)
    The whole aim of practical politics,wrote HL Mencken in 1920, "is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary."
  • Evo Morales in FOXNews
    It's not possible for a group of lawmakers to not hear this clamorous demand of the people to re-found Bolivia through a new constitution,Morales told the Associated Press as he marched in black sneakers and a traditional red woolen poncho.
  • Robert Higgs in Media For Freedom
    Adapting an insightful quip from HL Mencken, Higgs said: "The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed-and hence clamorous to be led to safety-because that puts them in a position to be exploited more effectively by...

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