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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Becoming murmurous, roaring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Very noisy and tumultuous; riotous; raging.


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  • Thuriot shews himself from some pinnacle, to comfort the multitude becoming suspicious, fremescent: then descends; departs with protest; with warning addressed also to the Invalides, -- on whom, however, it produces but a mixed indistinct impression.

    The French Revolution


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