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commotion
used in War and Peace

4 uses
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Definition
a disturbance — typically noisy
  • From the third room came sounds of laughter, the shouting of familiar voices, the growling of a bear, and general commotion.
    Book One — 1805 (25% in)
  • As they approached the house, Prince Andrew with a smile drew Pierre's attention to a commotion going on at the back porch.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (61% in)
  • The whole house was in a state of alarm and commotion.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (92% in)
  • From the twenty-eighth till the thirty-first all Moscow was in a bustle and commotion.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (27% in)

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