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welter

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1 a state of noisy, confused activity
  • there was a welter of pushing and shoving as people rushed to grab the best seats for the outdoor concert

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3 a state in which everything is out of order
  • the claim that a troop withdrawal would plunge the country into a welter of anarchy and endless civil war

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welter

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Synonyms & Antonyms of welter (Entry 2 of 2)

as in wallow

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“Welter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/welter. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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