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At any rate, we have ample evidence of the turbulence of the early Roman audience.

In such a case the turbulence of Boston might have been proved.

He holds the South Carolina turbulence too much in contempt.

His tastes were not for the violence and turbulence of the popular house.

Love of daring, without love of learning, sinks into turbulence.

In the midst of these scenes of turbulence and bloodshed was Constance born, in the year 1164.

It has its evils, too; the principal of which is the turbulence to which it is subject.

The turbulence of passion was hushed, and Bernard returned to die.

Rome itself was always the seat of turbulence and disaffection.

It was a general time of turbulence in the affairs of the Church.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s; see turbulent + -ence.

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