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an occasion on which people behave in a noisy or violent way in a public place
a situation in which people behave in a noisy or violent way in public, often as a protest against something
noise and confused activity
a state of excitement or uncontrolled activity
a very noisy and confused situation, especially one caused by a lot of angry or excited people
a noisy and confusing place or situation
literary a loud noise, usually caused by a large excited group of people
formal a very loud noise made by a lot of people or things, for example when a lot of people are shouting
the noise of a lot of people talking at the same time, especially when they are angry or excited
a lot of very loud noise, made especially by people shouting
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
to carry the golf clubs for a golf player
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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