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clamor

clam·or

clamor

 
 
pronunciation:
klae mr
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a loud or sustained uproar or din, esp. of voices.
I couldn't hear what she was saying in the clamor of the bus station.
synonyms:
clangor, din, racket, uproar
similar words:
blast, brouhaha, commotion, hubbub, hullabaloo, noise, pandemonium, ruckus, tumult
definition 2: a vigorous public outcry of dissent or dissatisfaction.
A clamor arose over the proposed nuclear power station.
synonyms:
outcry, tumult
similar words:
bellow, commotion, cry, fracas, hue and cry, hullabaloo, ruckus, shout, uproar
definition 3: a persistent or continuous noise.
synonyms:
din, noise, racket
similar words:
blare, cacophony, clangor, clatter, discord, hubbub, jangle, ring, roar, uproar
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: clamored, clamoring, clamors
definition: to produce a clamor or uproar.
synonyms:
bellow, cry, shout, yell
similar words:
call, din, holler, howl, vociferate
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to force or influence by clamoring.
The crowd clamored him off the podium.
synonyms:
force, shout
similar words:
bluster, drive, press, roar, wrangle
definition 2: to exclaim or shout loudly or persistently.
They clamored their protest.
synonyms:
bellow, shout, yell
similar words:
bawl, exclaim, holler, roar
Word Parts
The word clamor contains the following part:
clam, claim Latin root that means to cry out