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tumultuous

adjective uk   /tjuːˈmʌl.tjʊəs/ us    /tuː-/ formal
very loud, or full of confusion, change, or uncertainty: Dame Joan appeared to tumultuous applause and a standing ovation. After the tumultuous events of 1990, Eastern Europe was completely transformed.Noise and noisy
tumultuously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Noise and noisy
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