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tumult
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tumult
Used in
Babbitt
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  • By the time the guests had come, including the inevitable late couple for whom the others waited with painful amiability, a great gray emptiness had replaced the purple swirling in Babbitt's head, and he had to force the tumultuous greetings suitable to a host on Floral Heights.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: tumult in financial markets
as in: couldn`t hear over the tumult
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