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groundswell

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgroundswellground‧swell /ˈɡraʊndswel/ noun  INCREASE IN ACTIVITY, FEELINGS ETC[singular] a sudden increase in a particular feeling among peoplegroundswell of There is a groundswell of opinion that tougher laws are needed. a groundswell of support for the prime minister
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groundswellLabor leader Tony Mazzocchi is trying to build a groundswell of support akin to the civil rights, labor and anti-war movements.But right here I feel a groundswell of change that says to me this is where things are happening.This marked the beginning of a new groundswell in activity directed at institutionalizing the lunar distance method.But there was no groundswell of support for this position - not until 1940.After decades of stagnation, there is a popular groundswell for speedy change and a market economy.It was not primarily from the left that the groundswell of absolute pacifism emerged in the later 1930s.The groundswell of contrarians desperate to make a case for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday has not yet gathered.groundswell of supportLabor leader Tony Mazzocchi is trying to build a groundswell of support akin to the civil rights, labor and anti-war movements.But there was no groundswell of support for this position - not until 1940.
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