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babel

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1 a place of uproar or confusion
  • on opening day the area's newest big-box store was an incredible babel

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2 loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound
  • the babel of wheeling and dealing that can be heard at the stock exchange every day

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“Babel.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/babel. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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