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English noun: clamor

1. clamor (event) a loud harsh or strident noise


Synonymsblare, blaring, cacophony, din


Broader (hypernym)noise

2. clamor (communication) loud and persistent outcry from many people


SamplesHe ignored the clamor of the crowd.


Synonymsclamoring, clamour, clamouring, hue and cry


Broader (hypernym)call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell


English verb: clamor

1. clamor (communication) make loud demands


SamplesHe clamored for justice and tolerance.


Synonymsclamour


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)demand

2. clamor (communication) utter or proclaim insistently and noisily


SamplesThe delegates clamored their disappointment.


Synonymsclamour


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize

3. clamor (social) compel someone to do something by insistent clamoring


SamplesThey clamored the mayor into building a new park.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)compel, obligate, oblige









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