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  • v. Present participle of clamor.
  • n. A sound that clamors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. loud and persistent outcry from many people


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  • The type - writer people were again clamoring for money, insistently pointing out that according to the agreement rent was to be paid strictly in advance.

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  • Christianity; and at Polycarp's martyrdom they joined the heathens in clamoring for his being cast to the lions; and when there was an obstacle to this, for his being burnt alive; and with their own hands they carried logs for the pile. synagogue of Satan -- Only once is the term "synagogue" in the New

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  • Lady in Red and Pure Platinum are now the flagship wines of Kestrel and have allowed the Prosser winery to gain that elusive notice ... a tough thing to do when there are 500 other Washington wine labels clamoring for our attention.

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  • I don't recall clamoring for any such thing, but someone must have been. Movie Blog

  • Brett Huston , a vice president of human resources at Spectra Logic Corp. of Boulder, Colo., says older employees have been " clamoring " for ways to protect their s avings since the market meltdown of 2008.

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  • She admits that she has spent her life "clamoring" for happiness, and then the poem poses several questions to the reader:

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  • How much real "clamoring" is there out there for charter schools?

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  • He made his way through lots and lots of photographers and reporters who were all kind of clamoring, just a little, you know, chitchat with them.

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  • After we got out of the bus, we were just kind of clamoring to find any kind of protection that we could.

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  • Localities should dedicate the funds. link The Times would have you believe there is a "clamoring" for more hiking and biking trails:

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