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clamant


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clamant  \Cla"mant\,  a.  [L.  clamans,  p.  pr  of  clamare  to  call 
  Cf  {Claimant}.] 
  Crying  earnestly,  beseeching  clamorously.  ``Clamant 
  children.''  --Thomson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clamant 
  adj  1:  conspicuously  and  offensively  loud;  given  to  vehement 
  outcry;  "blatant  radios";  "a  clamorous  uproar"; 
  "strident  demands";  "a  vociferous  mob"  [syn:  {blatant}, 
  {clamorous},  {clamourous},  {strident},  {vociferous}] 
  2:  demanding  attention;  "clamant  needs";  "a  crying  need"; 
  "regarded  literary  questions  as  exigent  and  momentous"- 
  H.L.Mencken;  "insistent  hunger";  "an  instant  need"  [syn:  {crying}, 
  {exigent},  {insistent},  {instant}] 




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