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commotion
used in David Copperfield

2 uses
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Definition a disturbance — typically noisy
  • 'Tom' was evidently the idol of her life; never to be shaken on his pedestal by any commotion; always to be believed in, and done homage to with the whole faith of her heart, come what might.
    Chapters 58-60 (49% in)
  • As this sounded mysterious to the children, and moreover was like the beginning of a favourite story Agnes used to tell them, introductory to the arrival of a wicked old Fairy in a cloak who hated everybody, it produced some commotion.
    Chapters 63-64 (4% in)

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