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 for hurly burly
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hurly burly
      n 1: a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the
           furious disturbance they had caused" [syn: disturbance,
           disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-
           do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  78 Moby Thesaurus words for "hurly burly":
     ado, agitation, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, brouhaha, bustle,
     churn, clamor, commotion, conturbation, discomposure, disorder,
     disquiet, disquietude, disturbance, ebullience, ebullition, eddy,
     effervescence, embroilment, excitement, feery-fary, ferment,
     fermentation, fever, feverishness, fidgets, flap, flurry, fluster,
     flutteration, foment, fume, fuss, hassle, hubbub, hurry,
     hurry-scurry, inquietude, jitters, jumpiness, maelstrom, malaise,
     moil, nerviness, nervosity, nervousness, pell-mell, perturbation,
     pother, restlessness, roil, rout, row, ruffle, seethe, seething,
     stir, swirl, swirling, to-do, trepidation, trepidity, tumult,
     tumultuation, turbidity, turbulence, turmoil, twitter, unease,
     unrest, uproar, upset, vortex, whirl, yeastiness

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