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turmoil
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

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Definition
a state of confusion, disturbance, or disorder
  • And the place of assemblage was in an uproar, and the earth echoed again as the hosts sate them down, and there was turmoil.
    Book 2 (12% in)
  • But Hector marked them across the ranks, and sprang on them with a shout, and the battalions of the Trojans followed him in their might: and Ares led them on and dread Enyo, she bringing ruthless turmoil of war, the while Ares wielded in his hands his monstrous spear, and ranged now before Hector's face, and now behind.
    Book 5 (70% in)
  • Fearless though he be and insatiate of turmoil, I ween that he shall be fain to rest his knees, if he escape from the fury of war and terrible fray.
    Book 7 (27% in)

There are no more uses of "turmoil" in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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