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 for clamorous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clamorous \Clam"or*ous\, a. [LL. clamorosus, for L. Clamosus:
     cf. OF. clamoreux.]
     Speaking and repeating loud words; full of clamor; calling or
     demanding loudly or urgently; vociferous; noisy; bawling;
     loud; turbulent. "My young ones were clamorous for a
     morning's excursion." --Southey. -- Clam"or*ous*ly, adv. --
     Clam"or*ous*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement
             outcry; "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident
             demands"; "a vociferous mob" [syn: blatant, clamant,
             clamorous, strident, vociferous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "clamorous":
     acute, articulate, bawling, begging, blaring, blatant, blatting,
     blustering, boanergean, boisterous, brassy, brawling, brazen,
     burning, clamant, clamoursome, clanging, clangorous, clattery,
     compelling, critical, crucial, crying, demanding, dire, draining,
     eloquent, exacting, exigent, exorbitant, extortionate, grasping,
     high-pressure, high-priority, imperative, imperious, imploring,
     importunate, insistent, instant, loud, loudmouthed, mafficking,
     multivocal, noiseful, noisy, obstreperous, openmouthed, persistent,
     pertinacious, pivotal, pressing, rackety, rip-roaring, rowdy,
     screaming, shouting, strepitant, strepitous, strident, taxing,
     tempestuous, tumultuous, turbulent, uproarious, urgent, vocal,
     vociferant, vociferating, vociferous, voluble, yammering, yapping,
     yelling, yelping

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