tumult


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Synonyms for tumult

Synonyms for tumult

sounds or a sound, especially when loud, confused, or disagreeable

a quarrel, fight, or disturbance marked by very noisy, disorderly, and often violent behavior

an interruption of regular procedure or of public peace

Synonyms for tumult

violent agitation

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the act of making a noisy disturbance

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Something within me, faintly answering to the storm without, tossed up the depths of my memory and made a tumult in them.
I heard the tumult of my pursuers in the gap up the slope, then the crashing of the reeds, and every now and then the crackling crash of a branch.
A moment after, those who, surprised by this tumult, had gone to their windows to learn the cause of it, saw the door open, and four men, clothed in black, not COME out of it, but FLY, like so many frightened crows, leaving on the ground and on the corners of the furniture, feathers from their wings; that is to say, patches of their clothes and fragments of their cloaks.
During the scene of tumult, Andrea had turned his smiling face towards the assembly; then, leaning with one hand on the oaken rail of the dock, in the most graceful attitude possible, he said: "Gentlemen, I assure you I had no idea of insulting the court, or of making a useless disturbance in the presence of this honorable assembly.
Amid the turmoil and tumult of battle, there may be seeming disorder and yet no real disorder at all; amid confusion and chaos, your array may be without head or tail, yet it will be proof against defeat.
Frequently over this tumult could be heard the grim jokes of the critical veterans; but the retreating men apparently were not even con- scious of the presence of an audience.
Bennet perhaps surpassing the rest; though, when the first tumult of joy was over, she began to declare that it was what she had expected all the while.
A great tumult arose, in the midst of which even the noise of thunder could not have been heard.
Suddenly, half-concealed in the tumult of the foaming rollers I made out awash, something enormous, rising and falling - something spread out like a burst of foam, but with a more bluish, more solid look.
What a tumult of emotions rushed upon me at this startling intelligence
On mountain soil I first drew life: The mists of the Taglay have shed Nightly their dews upon my head, And, I believe, the winged strife And tumult of the headlong air Have nestled in my very hair.
On one side the tumult of common pleasure, on the other, the delicate silence of happy souls,--earth and heaven!
While he was sending a rather indifferent glance around the audience, the tumult redoubled.
In the tumult of my emotions I promised myself that if I got through this experience safely I would never suffer anything else of mine to be published; but it was not long before I offered the editor a poem myself.
Well," said the Grand Pensionary with a melancholy smile which was habitual to him, "the gentlemen at the Town-hall expect that the people at the Hague would like to see you depart, and there is some apprehension of a tumult.