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  • She ignored the clamor of the crowd.
  • Noisy clamor gave way to reasoned dialogue.
  • They clamored for justice and tolerance.
  • When the clamor of the public subsides, the newly regulated companies begin the work of taking over the regulatory apparatus.

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  • Such were the stockyards during the strike; while the unions watched in sullen despair, and the country clamored like a greedy child for its food, and the packers went grimly on their way.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • A great clamor rose among the savages.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • I replied to the yells of him who clamored.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Cask of Amontillado
  • They were people of the desert, and clamored to hear his stories about the great cities.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • In his great anxiety his heart was continually clamoring at what he considered the intolerable slowness of the generals.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • I don’t want the ghosts of children with green mouths pointing bony fingers at me and clamoring for bits of my chocolate bar.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes

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  • It tried to buck once more and failed. The crowd was clamoring.
    Hal Borland  --  When the Legends Die
  • "To kill a naked cub is shame. ... Now to Baloo’s word I will add one bull, and a fat one, newly killed, not half a mile from here, if ye will accept the man’s cub according to the Law. Is it difficult?"

    There was a clamor of scores of voices, saying: "What matter? He will die in the winter rains. He will scorch in the sun. What harm can..."
    Rudyard Kipling  --  The Jungle Book
  • Tall trunks bore unexpected pale flowers all the way up to the dark canopy where life went on clamorously.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • Jack clamored among them, the conch forgotten.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • The conch was silent, a gleaming tusk; Ralph’s face was dark with breathlessness and the air over the island was full of bird-clamor and echoes ringing.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • Jack started to protest but the clamor changed from the general wish for a chief to an election by acclaim of Ralph himself.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • At once there was a clamor.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • The Commandant seems indifferent to the clamor, fixated as she is on her work.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Tonight, with everyone clamoring for their holiday hash, there’s no one at the bathroom at all, so, putting her hunger on hold, she moves away from the crowd and across the warehouse toward the bathroom.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Other chairs and bodies clamored to the floor.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • Jace felt his shoulders relax minutely; in among the clamor of everything, it was good to have a parabatai who knew what you were thinking, without you having to say it.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • The urgency with which his followers were clamoring to get into the open aisle also seemed exaggerated somehow, like they were all hopped up on some kind of drug.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • It would provoke a minor clamor, but it had to be done.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • "Show us how you did it!" we all clamored, but he wouldn’t.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • There was a point, a few blocks beyond the square, where the noise of the crowd faded and was replaced by an industrial clank and clamor, and the rich funk of roasting meat and animal waste was replaced by a stench far worse and unnameable.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • When I came into the dining room, the kids, who’d been clamoring noisily for seats around the long table, froze and stared at me.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • There was a small clamor of questions, comments, pleas, and thanks from children who had remained still as stones throughout the story.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • "What’s this?" he says, his face all clamor and disappointment.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • The hollow sound should have been lost in the clamor of the battle, drowned in my fear and pain.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • The Chancellor’s voice boomed over the clamor of footsteps and nervous whispers.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • ) The newspaper that morning had been filled with the usual headlines, several of them devoted to what was commonly called the Emergency: Things had gotten desperately out of control, the headlines reported; the school systems, the budget, the pollution, the crime, the weather . why, everything, in fact, was a complete mess, and citizens everywhere were clamoring for a major — no, a dramatic — improvement in government.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • As they stepped into the darkness the clamor of voices struck against them.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Why, I’m kept so busy I can hardly-till the orders for noise pills, racket lotion, clamor salve, and hubbub tonic.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • At dawn when the clamor started again I left and went back to the headland.
    Scott O’Dell  --  Island of the Blue Dolphins
  • First it’s a buzz-like trembling, then the shakes, and finally it’s as if every bone inside him is clamoring to get out.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Maniac Magee
  • Saknis raised his arm, and instantly the clamor was silenced.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Sign of the Beaver
  • Then he lifted his voice in a wild brassy blare that set echoes clamoring in the draws and canyons for miles around.
    Fred Gipson  --  Old Yeller
  • Stem’s three little boys clamored to have the ghosts put up this year the same as always, but Nora said it couldn’t be done.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • Doesn’t speak to the kids, who clamor for him, holding on to his legs.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • A raucous clamor filled the room.
    Jeanne DuPrau  --  The City of Ember
  • Amid a clamor of support, the two men moved the board half onto the sidewalk.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • I would argue lamely for peace in Vietnam while my students clamored for the H-bombing of Hanoi and the subsequent obliteration of Moscow and Peking.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • He jerked his head to one side, and I clamored unsteadily to my feet.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Sophie fell to eating her hot dog with truly serious absorption while Nathan unwound from his flight and began to get better acquainted with me over the clamor of the train.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Back at the Barbours’, amidst the clamor and plenitude of a family that wasn’t mine, I now felt even more alone than usual—especially since, as the end of the school year neared, it wasn’t clear to me (or Andy either, for that matter) if I would be accompanying them to their summer house in Maine.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Most of the damage ended up confined to shattered storefronts and traffic accidents north of the city, but as we pushed our way through the clamoring throng of press in the Hall’s lobby, the quake’s biggest news crackled with the fierceness of a live wire: The bride and groom hiller was free.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • My heart clamoring inside my rib cage, I think to myself, This is her.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • I can tell by the clamor that rises in the room after Tobias speaks.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • The clamorous hunger in his belly seemed to justify him.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • As Pillsbury watched the clamor of colors, he thought of Christmas.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
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