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Pandemonium broke out after the announcement.
  a state of noisy confusion and disorder
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pandemonium pandemonic
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  • Pandemonium broke out after the announcement.
  • The party erupted into pandemonium as news spread of the victory.
  • For several hours, there was complete pandemonium in the little house
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
  • ...the forty or fifty wild monsters were driven into the last stockade, and the big drop gate, ... Kala Nag, at the word of command, would go into that flaring, trumpeting pandemonium...
    Rudyard Kipling  --  The Jungle Book

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  • Lily darted toward him, crying out his name, and in the pandemonium, Clary felt someone seize her wrist.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • The place turned into pandemonium, screams filling the air as everyone fled toward the only exit.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • And then, after that: pandemonium.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • It was pure pandemonium.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • Clary remembered the first time she’d seen the three of them, in Pandemonium, years of practice melding them into a unit that thought together, moved together, breathed together, fought together.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • I could tune out the pandemonium of B Dorm at will, and go much farther around the quarter-mile track now that I had music in my ear.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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  • Raffe, with his demon wings and dead girl in his arms, dominates the lobby as he glides through the pandemonium.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • "Dial 911," I yell over the loud voices and the music that still blares from somewhere like a sound track to the erupting pandemonium.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • She swept her hands through the air, pulling at invisible threads to untangle the pandemonium.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • In the midst of the pandemonium Gershom Bulkeley quietly reached for the copybook, studied it carefully, and turned a shrewd, deliberative eye upon Kit.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • "So, wherever the noise is, that’s where you’ll find me," said the DYNNE with an appreciative smile; "and I must hurry along, for I understand that today there’s to be a screech, several loud crashes, and a bit of pandemonium."
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • It was complete pandemonium at the Finneys’.
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons
  • Pandemonium on the sidelines.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Maniac Magee
  • It was pandemonium.
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • One afternoon I took advantage of the pandemonium to sneak into the women’s section to find my mother.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • The class was in pandemonium.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • Noise and pandemonium.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Woodsong
  • For a couple of minutes it was utter pandemonium.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • And then rise to face the pandemonium of the subway and the chiropractic patients of Dr. Blackstock.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The backstage area was in complete pandemonium—a word which here means "actors and stagehands running around attending to last-minute details."
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Bad Beginning
  • After I shot Coin, there was pandemonium.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Someone’s elbow presses me to a wall, and I just stand and watch the pandemonium intensify.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • The house was now a pandemonium of quavering voices: Am oyim de de de de!
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • It was pandemonium.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • The two men with mallets were oblivious to the pandemonium around them.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Light on pandemonium it was.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Only when I tried to teach math, while Anatole was working with the older students, did they raise pandemonium.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • I’ll never know what might have happened, because magically the pandemonium spread.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • I suppose we could have honked and waved and it wouldn’t have raised any more pandemonium than this poor mother already had to deal with, but instead we held perfectly still.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • Tita, who was taking measures to cope with her menstruation, heard the pandemonium set off by Pedro’s accident.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • The rest of the class started looking around and craning their necks, trying to see what happened, and for the next ten seconds there was total pandemonium in the classroom.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • And Harris didn’t help the situation: he caused near-pandemonium when he appeared in a BBC documentary saying that the eggs of man and ape could now be joined to create a "mape."
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Above this floor was a large atelier, which had been increased in size by pulling down the partitions—a pandemonium, in which the artist and the dandy strove for preeminence.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • At the back of the Sistine Chapel, Cardinal Mortati stood in a daze as he watched the pandemonium before him.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • In the ensuing pandemonium, Ronnie found herself wondering whether anyone would even remember seeing Marcus there at all.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • One floor down, pandemonium reigned.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • The pandemonium started.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • It’s pandemonium.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • An oath from Perrault, the resounding impact of a club upon a bony frame, and a shrill yelp of pain, heralded the breaking forth of pandemonium.
    Jack London  --  The Call of the Wild
  • We ran through the doorway, dodging a random wombat that went flying over our heads—possibly someone’s spell gone awry—and stepped into complete pandemonium.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Conscience is the chaos of chimeras, of lusts, and of temptations; the furnace of dreams; the lair of ideas of which we are ashamed; it is the pandemonium of sophisms; it is the battlefield of the passions.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The limits of races and species seemed effaced in this city, as in a pandemonium.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • It was pandemonium as Ms. Cope from the front office and Mr. Varner the math teacher tried to line everyone up alphabetically.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • Now, down below their window, it was pandemonium indeed—for the boat was moving to shores as yet unannounced.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Van Riper thought to himself, I’ve never seen this sort of pandemonium except in a military command post in war—we can learn something from this.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • In a flash he’ll turn from Trojans and Akhaians and create pandemonium on Olympos laying hands on everyone alike, guilty or not.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
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