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tumult (noun) confused, noisy and excited situation.

There is tumult when a large crowd gathers and there is noise, confusion and excitement. When there is a tumult, there is a lot of noise, and confusion resulting from the shouts of the crowd and their excitement. When two rival parties clash during an election, there is a tumult. There is a lot of noise, confusion and even fighting, because the crowd is very excited.

  • As the leader emerged out of the house there is a lot of tumult. A large crowd that gathered there to express their protest against some of his remarks was noisy, restive and was tending to be violent.
  • The tumult died down as the beloved leader came out to speak to the big crowd that had gathered to hear him. Earlier there was a lot of noise, confusion, and excitement, as the crowd was impatient to see and hear the leader.
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