Synonym: disruptive, riotous, troubled, turbulent. Similar words: unctuous, virtuous, sumptuous, voluptuous, tempestuous, contemptuous, presumptuous, contemptuously. Meaning: [tuː'mʌltʃʊəs /tju-] adj. characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination.
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1. His predecessor was accorded an equally tumultuous welcome.
2. It's been a tumultuous day at the international trade negotiations in Brussels.
3. He received a tumultuous welcome.
4. Mr Mandela was given a tumultuous reception in Washington.
5. She left the stage to tumultuous applause.
6. Delegates greeted the news with tumultuous applause.
7. It was a tumultuous time in her life.
8. The tumultuous Cultural Revolution was chiefly responsible for the searing desire for change in China.
9. After the tumultuous events of 1990, Eastern Europe was completely transformed.
10. The victorious team were given a tumultuous welcome when they arrived home.
11. His tumultuous triumph 5 years ago now seems a mere footnote in history.
12. Dame Joan appeared to tumultuous applause and a standing ovation.
13. There the continuing tumultuous interest initially stunned Amelia.
14. Norman stepped on to the mat amidst tumultuous applause.
15. 1961 was a tumultuous year for Alvin.
16. Tumultuous applause greeted a surprised Gerald as he made his way up towards their Majesties.
17. The prisoners were brought in by train to tumultuous shouts of revenge.
18. She succeeded Jerry Smith,[sentence dictionary] who served one tumultuous four-year term as superintendent.
19. Any tumultuous exterior I offer is merely to draw the crowds.
20. During the tumultuous years that followed, Nottinghamshire was to play a major role in the bitter conflict.
21. Backstage was satisfyingly mysterious and full of a tumultuous, different kind of life.
22. He received a tumultuous welcome on returning to unsaddle, and when the dust settled the plaudits rained down.
23. This was a tumultuous time, when many public figures came under political scrutiny.
24. It had been designed in a period of relative economic stability and was not fitted for such tumultuous times.
25. Higgins has now been fined a total of ￡17,700 during his tumultuous 18-year professional career.
26. This quartet session, recorded live at Birdland, has an often tumultuous intensity.
27. The royal cavalcade entered London in early May and received a tumultuous welcome from its citizens.
28. She sailed for home on the steamship 55 President Roosevelt, arriving on July 6 to another tumultuous frenzied welcome.
29. He made it back last season after a year of rehab and approached his pre-injury level throughout most of the tumultuous season.
30. The incident was one of many domestic crises which crowded in upon the royal couple in those tumultuous early days.
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