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tumult

noun [C/U]  /ˈtu·mʌlt/ us  
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
adjective  /tʊˈmʌl·tʃu·əs/ us  
The honoree received tumultuous applause.
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