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It’s not just kids whose needs have fueled economic spending in this era of tumult.

From Ozy

Notwithstanding the recent tumult, we remain one country, not two.

From Time

Newspaper headlines cut to the heart of the tumult in sharp banner headlines.

From Time

It’s a reality at the center of fresh tumult in the food media world.

From Ozy

Now O’Meara finds herself staving off not just friend requests but also a tumult of inquiries from people wanting to riff on “And the People Stayed Home.”

The tumult was such that young Sarah had cause to worry that she might not get even a glimpse of Will and Kate.

Could it be that after holding on to very relative stability during three years of regional tumult, Lebanon now faced all-out war?

Amid some media tumult, the first President Bush had to come out and say in essence, hey, kidding.

Jordan also became famous off the court, both for his gambling and for tumult in his personal life.

He was, however, also caught up in the tumult of his ailing marriage to Ava Gardner.

Call ye the name of Pharao king of Egypt, a tumult time hath brought.

And from all sides in wild confusion flewThe dust and leaves, the branches and the stones,With hideous tumult, inconceivable.

At the end of the opera the Emperors portrait was brought on the stage, and an indescribable tumult followed.

At that moment she had noticed the change in the man she had so gradually grown to love, and her heart was beating in wild tumult.

His object in making such a tumult around the boat was evidently to learn whether the men on board were asleep.


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On this page you'll find 126 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tumult, such as: agitation, commotion, convulsion, disturbance, excitement, and ferment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.