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Only in the cafes there is a clamor of voices and a drowning of care.

His voice was drowned by the clamor that went up from every side.

Presently, through the clamor around me, I heard "the Indian" crying.

There had been the clamor of surprised and shouting men: there was silence now.

Then rose a clamor of questions from all sides, which I answered as best I could.

The screams continued, filling the entire apartment with their clamor.

Edwardson asked, over the clamor of the Detector alarm bell.

For I am going to say other things to you, at which, perhaps, you will raise a clamor; but on no account do so.

Their clamor broke out once more as she ceased, but it was more subdued.

She could hear in its clamor the voices of friends and lovers.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French clamor "call, cry, appeal, outcry" (12c., Modern French clameur), from Latin clamor "a shout, a loud call" (either friendly or hostile), from clamare "to cry out" (see claim (v.)).

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