clamouring


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Related to clamouring: demoralising, enlivening, disentanglement, unwaveringly
  • noun

Synonyms for clamouring

loud and persistent outcry from many people

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Now, I should advise a hearty tea, then a brisk walk on deck; and by dinner-time you'll be clamouring for beef, eh?
He slept last night on the floor at the 'Blue Crown,' and he's there this morning, clamouring for brandy and pawing the air.
The boys in the audience first realized the connection between the empty chair and the previous uproar, and began clamouring for the absent dog.
She had hardly time to greet Rose and the doctor before the boys were about her, each clamouring for her to see his gift and rejoice over it with him, for "little Mum" went halves in everything.
Scream succeeded scream; a heavy pattering of feet succeeded; and many shrill voices clamouring together were heard to cry, 'He is dead
Huntingdon will come down to a solitary breakfast-table, and perhaps be clamouring through the house for his invisible wife and child, when they are some fifty miles on their way to the Western world, or it may be more: for we shall leave him hours before the dawn, and it is not probable he will discover the loss of both until the day is far advanced.
And romantic it certainly was--the fog, like the grey shadow of infinite mystery, brooding over the whirling speck of earth; and men, mere motes of light and sparkle, cursed with an insane relish for work, riding their steeds of wood and steel through the heart of the mystery, groping their way blindly through the Unseen, and clamouring and clanging in confident speech the while their hearts are heavy with incertitude and fear.
A harsh rattling sound in the distance--then the hollow beat of horses' hoofs at full gallop--then the low roar, the all- predominant tumult of hundreds of human voices clamouring and shouting together.
For my part, when I hear you clamouring about it, I don't believe it is true at all.
I did not come back for your forgiveness," she exclaimed, passionately, as if clamouring against an unjust aspersion.
Polyglot, of unknown parentage, of indefinite nationality, anarchist, with a pedantic and ferocious temperament, and an amazingly inflammatory capacity for invective, he was a power in the background, this violent pamphleteer clamouring for revolutionary justice, this Julius Laspara, editor of the
He did believe it, as the noise without shook the window, rattled at the door below, and went about the house clamouring and lamenting.
As she started up, and they all three looked at one another, it became a noise of clamouring voices and of the stir of feet; then all the windows were heard to be hastily thrown up, and shouts and cries came floating into the house from the river.
As this announcement seemed the prelude to a recommencement of the dispute, there was another interference on the part of the company; and a vast quantity of talking and clamouring ensued, in the course of which Mr.
Long, long ago his present anguish had its first beginnings; it had waxed and gathered strength, it had matured and concentrated, until it had taken the form of a fearful, frenzied and fantastic question, which tortured his heart and mind, clamouring insistently for an answer.