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Definition loud noise and/or persistent demands — especially from human voice
  • She ignored the clamor of the crowd.
clamor = loud noise and/or persistent demands
  • Noisy clamor gave way to reasoned dialogue.
  • clamor = loud, persistent demands
  • 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.
  • 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
  • clamor = loud noise and/or persistent demands
  • They were people of the desert, and clamored to hear his stories about the great cities.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • clamored = demanded or expressed strong desire to know
  • 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
  • clamoring = demanding loudly and persistently
  • Now that all the seals and their wives were on the land, you could hear their clamor miles out to sea above the loudest gales.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  The Jungle Book
  • clamor = loud voices
  • I replied to the yells of him who clamored.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Cask of Amontillado
  • clamored = was yelling
  • 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
  • clamoring = persistently demanding
  • 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
  • clamor = loud noise and demands
  • Again the clamor and again—"Zup!"
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • clamor = loud noise and/or persistent demands
  • Between the flashes of lightning the air was dark and terrible; and the boys followed him, clamorously.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • clamorously = in a noisy manner
  • Then the clamor broke out again.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  The Jungle Book
  • clamor = noisy demands
  • 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
  • clamorously = noisily
  • Jack clamored among them, the conch forgotten.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • clamored = made noise and/or persistent demands
  • At once there was a clamor.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • clamor = loud noise and/or persistent demands
  • 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
  • clamor = loud noise
  • The clamor broke out.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
clamor = loud noise and/or persistent demands

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