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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
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
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a small boat used for racing
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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