Examples of furore in a Sentence
the store's going-out-of-business sale caused such a furore that security guards had to be called in to restore order
baseball fans in a furore as the game stretched to 11 innings
Recent Examples of furore from the Web
The moves came in the wake of the weekend's violent far-right march in Charlottesville, Va., and the furore over President Donald Trump's failure to outright condemn the marchers.
Woodburn doesn't turn 18 years of age until October, and despite his remarkable rise up the ranks admitted that his family helps to keep him grounded with all the furore surrounding his undoubted talent.
Yet the government, stung by a furore over this question following the budget in March, has in effect already ruled out such a change.
The furore over the Belgian's move from Everton to Old Trafford and not Stamford Bridge has just about died down, and Lukaku has turned out a couple of times for United in pre-season.
This would be cheaper and less provocative than testing the KN-08, particularly as its second stage would quite possibly fall on Japan, setting off a furore.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has sparked online furore over a tweet praising cuts made by the Trump administration to the organization's peacekeeping budget.
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Origin and Etymology of furore
First Known Use: 1790See Words from the same year
Synonymsado, alarums and excursions, ballyhoo, blather, bluster, bobbery, bother, bustle, clatter, clutter [chiefly dialect], coil, corroboree [Australian], disturbance, do [chiefly dialect], foofaraw, fun, furor, commotion, fuss, helter-skelter, hoo-ha (also hoo-hah), hoopla, hubble-bubble, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly, hurly-burly, hurricane, hurry, hurry-scurry (or hurry-skurry), kerfuffle [chiefly British], moil, pandemonium, pother, row, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, shindy, splore [Scottish], squall, stew, stir, storm, to-do, tumult, turmoil, uproar, welter, whirl, williwaw, zoo
Related Wordscacophony, clamor, din, howl, hue and cry, noise, outcry, racket, roar; disorder, unrest, upheaval; eruption, flare-up, flurry, flutter, outbreak, outburst; brawl, fracas, fray, hassle, melee (also mêlée), scuffle; dither, fever, fret, lather, tizzy
Near Antonymscalm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness
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