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 Meanings and Examples of CLAMOUR
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 a.  loud outcry; loud sustained noise
Classic Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  We tear ourselves away, I and Iphitus and Pelias, Iphitus now stricken in age, Pelias halting too under the wound of Ulysses, called forward by the clamour to Priam's house.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SECOND
2  The seamen's clamour rises in emulous dissonance; each cheers his comrade: Seek we Crete and our forefathers.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK THIRD
3  At this Salius fills with loud clamour the whole concourse of the vast theatre, and the lords who looked on in front, demanding restoration of his defrauded prize.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FIFTH
4  Omens and oracles of gods go down before them, and all under malign influence clamour for awful war.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SEVENTH
5  All the woodland echoes with their clamour, and the hills resound.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK EIGHTH
6  Hurrying hands grasp at arms; for arms their young men clamour; the fathers shed tears and mutter gloomily.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK ELEVENTH
7  It cost some exercise of the white truncheon, well seconded by the exertions of the domestics, to silence this canine clamour.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
8  But no sooner had the knights resumed their station, than the clamour of applause was hushed into a silence, so deep and so dead, that it seemed the multitude were afraid even to breathe.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
9  The people who stood around were so astonished at his wonderful dexterity, that they could not even give vent to their surprise in their usual clamour.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
10  It was not, however, by clamour that the contest was to be decided, and the desperate efforts of the assailants were met by an equally vigorous defence on the part of the besieged.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
11  The long sweep of green water roaring forever down, and the thick flickering curtain of spray hissing forever upward, turn a man giddy with their constant whirl and clamour.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
12  Discipline prevailed: in five minutes the confused throng was resolved into order, and comparative silence quelled the Babel clamour of tongues.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
13  Now was heard again the clamour of the music, and the measured tramp of the military escort issuing from the church door.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
14  The noise in the auditorium had risen to a clamour when Mr. Fitzpatrick burst into the room, followed by Mr. Holohan, who was panting.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A MOTHER
15  Again the music changed, this time to "Yankee Doodle," and the clamour lessened.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XV.
Example Sentence:
1  And the sneeze of the baby, the shriek of the Gryphon, and all the other queer noises, would change to the confused clamour of the busy farm yard.
2  There was a clamour of voices outside the office.
3  The singer was clamoured down by the audience.
4  The newspapers clamoured against the government's policy.
5  The children were all clamouring for attention.
6  The people were clamouring for peace.