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turmoil


turmoil

noun

Definition of TURMOIL

1
a disturbed or uneasy state <was in turmoil most of the night, trying to convince himself he had made the right decision>
Near Antonyms order, orderliness
Antonyms calm, ease, peace, peacefulness, quiet, tranquillity (or tranquility)
2
a state of noisy, confused activity <avoided the turmoil of the mall during the holiday season>
Near Antonyms calm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness

March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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