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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 Journey: Tumultuous Times: The Journey: Tumultuous Times (Chinese : 信约:动荡的年代, also known as Tumultuous Times) will be the second season of MediaCorp Channel 8 's ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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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

  • After tumultuous offseason, is Jim Harbaugh losing 49ers' locker room?
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  • Sharks open with new vibe after playoff collapse
    A tumultuous offseason that featured a rehash of a historic playoff collapse, talk of rebuilding and questions about the leadership on and off the ice has mercifully come to an end for the San Jose Sharks. The Sharks returned to practice Friday for the opening of training camp, looking to put that playoff loss to Los Angeles in the past and build a new kind of tea Read more on this news related to 'Tumultuous'
  • Tlakula's resignation ends 'tumultuous time'
    A "particularly challenging and tumultuous period" came to an end with the resignation of Pansy Tlakula as chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). Tlakula announced her resignation on Tuesday after the Electoral Court earlier this month found her to be unfit for the position and should be removed. "The Electoral Commission has not Read more on this news related to 'Tumultuous'

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