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clamor


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clamor  \Clam"or\,  n.  [OF.  clamour,  clamur,  F.  clameur,  fr  L. 
  clamor,  fr  clamare  to  cry  out  See  {Claim}.] 
  1.  A  great  outcry  or  vociferation;  loud  and  continued 
  shouting  or  exclamation.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Any  loud  and  continued  noise.  --Addison. 
 
  3.  A  continued  expression  of  dissatisfaction  or  discontent;  a 
  popular  outcry.  --Macaulay. 
 
  Syn:  Outcry;  exclamation;  noise;  uproar. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clamor  \Clam"or\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clamored};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Clamoring}.] 
  1.  To  salute  loudly.  [R.] 
 
  The  people  with  a  shout  Rifted  the  air,  clamoring 
  their  god  with  praise.  --Milton 
  . 
 
  2.  To  stun  with  noise.  [R.]  --Bacon. 
 
  3.  To  utter  loudly  or  repeatedly;  to  shout. 
 
  Clamored  their  piteous  prayer  incessantly. 
  --Longfellow. 
 
  To  clamor  bells,  to  repeat  the  strokes  quickly  so  as 
  to  produce  a  loud  clang.  --Bp. 
  Warbur?ion. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clamor  \Clam"or\,  v.  i. 
  To  utter  loud  sounds  or  outcries;  to  vociferate;  to  complain; 
  to  make  importunate  demands. 
 
  The  obscure  bird  Clamored  the  livelong  night.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clamor 
  n  1:  a  loud  harsh  or  strident  noise  [syn:  {blare},  {blaring},  {cacophony}, 
  {din}] 
  2:  loud  and  persistent  outcry  from  many  people;  "he  ignored  the 
  clamor  of  the  crowd"  [syn:  {clamoring},  {clamour},  {clamouring}, 
  {hue  and  cry}] 
  v  1:  make  loud  demands;  "he  clamored  for  justice  and  tolerance" 
  [syn:  {clamour}] 
  2:  utter  or  proclaim  insistently  and  noisily;  "The  delegates 
  clamored  their  disappointment"  [syn:  {clamour}] 
  3:  compel  someone  to  do  something  by  insistent  clamoring;  "They 
  clamored  the  mayor  into  building  a  new  park" 




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