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furore

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1 a state of noisy, confused activity
  • the store's going-out-of-business sale caused such a furore that security guards had to be called in to restore order

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2 a state of wildly excited activity or emotion
  • baseball fans in a furore as the game stretched to 11 innings

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The first known use of furore was in 1790

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“Furore.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/furore. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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