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used in The Great Gatsby

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a state of disturbance and disorder


of liquid or gas:  rough (rapid and irregular flow)
  • I saw that turbulent emotions possessed her, so I asked what I thought would be some sedative questions about her little girl.
    p. 16.5
turbulent = disturbing
  • ...I felt that Tom would drift on forever seeking, a little wistfully, for the dramatic turbulence of some irrecoverable football game.
    p. 6.6
  • turbulence = roughness
  • But his heart was in a constant, turbulent riot.
    p. 99.0
turbulent = disturbed
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