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clamor
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Definition
loud noise and/or persistent demands — especially from human voice
  • The newspaper that morning had been filled with the usual headlines, several of them devoted to what was commonly called the Emergency: Things had gotten desperately out of control, the headlines reported; the school systems, the budget, the pollution, the crime, the weather .... why, everything, in fact, was a complete mess, and citizens everywhere were clamoring for a major — no, a dramatic — improvement in government.
    p. 3.1

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