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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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a state of disturbance and disorder


of liquid or gas:  rough (rapid and irregular flow)
  • The room silent and comfortable, haunted by no turbulence but the breath of his nostrils and the nostrils of his wife.
    1 — The Watchdog (99% in)
  • In the depths where his turbulent broodings moved, the solemn judgments of psychiatry, sociology, and the like, however sound, were frail sticks beating a subterranean sea.
    2 — When the Exorcist Shall Go to the House of the Patient... (1% in)
  • Hodge had been standing with his daughter and her husband, doing nothing, taking in the noise and turbulent motion and color of the place, a Kewpie doll clutched in his two square hands, a cardboard box containing a goldfish hanging from one finger (he remembered it all very clearly now, the explosions of color in the overcast sky, the nasal shouts of the barkers and hucksters on all sides of him, the dancing girls ancient and sickly in repose, leanjawed as Baptist Sunday-school...
    3 — Lion Emerging from Cage (42% in)

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