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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tu·mult /ˈtuˌmʌlt, ˈtju ||ˈtʌ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tu·mult n.
 1. The commotion or agitation of a multitude, usually accompanied with great noise, uproar, and confusion of voices; hurly-burly; noisy confusion.
    What meaneth the noise of this tumult ?   --1 Sam. iv. 14.
    Till in loud tumult all the Greeks arose.   --Pope.
 2. Violent commotion or agitation, with confusion of sounds; as, the tumult of the elements.
 3. Irregular or confused motion; agitation; high excitement; as, the tumult of the spirits or passions.
 Syn: -- Uproar; ferment; disturbance; turbulence; disorder; confusion; noise; bluster; hubbub; bustle; stir; brawl; riot.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tu·mult v. i. To make a tumult; to be in great commotion. [Obs.]
    Importuning and tumulting even to the fear of a revolt.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a state of commotion and noise and confusion [syn: tumultuousness,
            uproar, garboil]
      2: violent agitation [syn: turmoil]
      3: the act of making a noisy disturbance [syn: commotion, din,
          ruction, ruckus, rumpus]