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tumult

noun [C/U]    /ˈtu·mʌlt/
noise and excitement, or a state of confusion, change, or uncertainty: [U] mental tumult [C usually sing] a tumult of emotion [U] The garden sits amid the tumult of downtown Vancouver. tumultuous    /tʊˈmʌl·tʃu·əs/ adjective The honoree received tumultuous applause.
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