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Clamorous Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    clamorous adj : conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry; "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands"; "a vociferous mob" [syn: blatant, clamant, strident, vociferous]
Clamorous Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Clamorous \Clam"or*ous\, a. [LL. clamorosus, for L. Clamosus: cf. OF. clamoreux.] Speaking and repeating loud words; full of clamor; calling or demanding loudly or urgently; vociferous; noisy; bawling; loud; turbulent. ``My young ones were clamorous for a morning's excursion.'' --Southey. -- Clam"or*ous*ly, adv. -- Clam"or*ous*ness, n.
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  • Clamorous Reed-warbler: Clamorous Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus stentoreus ) is an Old World warbler in the genus Acrocephalus . It breeds from Egypt eastwards ...

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* The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace in a continual state of alarm (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing them with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. - H.L. Mencken

* The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed -- and hence clamorous to be led to safety -- by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. - Henry Louis Mencken


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