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Tumultuous Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination; "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Tumultuous'

  • Tumultuous: Tumultuous may refer to: Tumultuous Petitioning Act 1661 Tumultuous behavior, a form of disorderly conduct
  • The 80s: A Look Back at the Tumultuous Decade 1980-1989: The 80s: A Look Back at the Tumultuous Decade 1980-1989 is a humor book published in 1979. It was edited by Tony Hendra, Christopher Cerf and Peter Elbling
  • Tumultuous Petitioning Act 1661: The Tumultuous Petitioning Act 1661 (13 Car 2 Stat. 1 c. 5) was an Act of the Parliament of England. Its long title was "An Act against Tumults and Disorders

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'Tumultuous' example sentence in quotations

* The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers. It is the same life that is rocked in the ocean-cradle of birth and of death, in ebb and in flow. I feel my limbs are made glorious by the touch of this world of life. And my pride is from the life-throb of ages dancing in my blood this moment. - Rabindranath Tagore

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Tumultuous Sample Sentences in News

  • Tumultuous Paintings Captured as Giant 80-Megapixel Photos
    Jill Greenberg makes paintings, only to destroy them. The artist's swirling, abstract expressionist patterns are meticulously crafted and photographed, then discarded. The photograph, not the painting, is the point of her work. It's a subtle but nevertheless pointed commentary on the notion that photography isn't always taken as seriously as painting. Read more on this news related to 'Tumultuous'
  • Nigerian election: What are your hopes for the country's future?
    In a tumultuous election, millions of Nigerians responded to Muhammadu Buhari’s call for change by sweeping him to power and, for the first time, a sitting president was ousted by the ballot box. With excitement still high, we want to hear your hopes for a Buhari-led government After a tense and hotly contested Nigerian election, Africa’s biggest democratic co Read more on this news related to 'Tumultuous'
  • Usher thanks fans for helping him through 'tumultuous times'
    Usher thanked his fans for helping him though ''very tumultuous'' during the final night of his 'URXTour' at The O2 in London last night (26.03.15). Read more on this news related to 'Tumultuous'

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