uproar


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Uproar \Up"roar\ ([u^]p"r[=o]r`), n. [D. oproer; akin to G.
   aufruhr, Dan. opr["o]r, Sw. uppror; D. op up + roeren to
   stir; akin to AS. hr[=e]ran to stir, hr[=o]r stirring,
   active, G. r["u]hren to stir, OHG. ruoren, Icel. hr[ae]ra,
   Dan. r["o]re, Sw. r["o]ra. Cf. Rearmouse.]

   Note: [In verse, sometimes accented on the second syllable.]
   Great tumult; violent disturbance and noise; noisy confusion;
   bustle and clamor.
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         But the Jews which believed not, . . . set all the city
         on an uproar.                            --Acts xvii.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Uproar \Up*roar"\, v. t.
   To throw into uproar or confusion. [Obs.] "Uproar the
   universal peace." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Uproar \Up*roar"\, v. i.
   To make an uproar. [R.] --Carlyle.
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