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alarums and excursions

plural noun

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a state of noisy, confused activity
  • the city is preparing for the alarums and excursions that inevitably accompany a presidential visit

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“Alarums and excursions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alarums%20and%20excursions. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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