tumultuate

verb
tu·​mul·​tu·​ate | \ -chəˌwāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of tumultuate

intransitive verb

: to raise a disturbance : tumult, riot an oppressive action likely to make the people tumultuate

transitive verb

: to make tumultuous : cause to riot

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History and Etymology for tumultuate

Latin tumultuatus, past participle of tumultuari to make a tumult, from tumultus

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“Tumultuate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tumultuate. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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