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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.


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

Broader (hypernym)demand

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

SamplesThe delegates clamored their disappointment.


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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