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clamor

clam·or

clamor

 
 
pronunciation:
klae mr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a loud noise that goes on for sometime.
The neighborhood was kept awake by the clamor from the party next door.
synonyms:
din, racket, uproar
similar words:
blast, commotion, hubbub, noise
definition 2: a strong public protest.
There was a clamor against the new shopping mall.
synonyms:
outcry
similar words:
bellow, commotion, shout, uproar
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: clamored, clamoring, clamors
definition: to produce a clamor.
At the end of the concert, the crowd clamored for more songs.
synonyms:
bellow, cry, shout, yell
similar words:
call, holler, howl
Word Parts
The word clamor contains the following part:
clam, claim Latin root that means to cry out