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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishturmoiltur‧moil /ˈtɜːmɔɪl $ ˈtɜːr-/ ●○○ noun [singular, uncountable]  CONFUSEDa state of confusion, excitement, or anxietypolitical/emotional/economic/religious etc turmoil the prospect of another week of political turmoilin (a) turmoil Ashley gazed at him, her thoughts in turmoil.
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turmoilOur arrangements are thrown into complete turmoil.He shivered, his thoughts in turmoil, his pulse racing.But he must have endured more mental turmoil as his rookie replacement lit up White Hart Lane.The big thing actually seemed happy to have caused so much turmoil and confusion.They did so again amid the turmoil caused by the collapse of Soviet power in 1991.The earliest had left their homeland during the turmoil of its unification.In the midst of this turmoil, life on the surface at Holy Trinity went on much as it always had.political/emotional/economic/religious etc turmoilThis new party was briefly banned for arousing political turmoil that led to street insurrections in October 1993.He was beginning to feel as if he had just switched roller-coasters - from one set of emotional turmoil to another.In addition to their own emotional turmoil, parents must cope with the demands and expectations of those around them.But the political turmoil that landed her father in prison prevented her from returning home.It did not suit her now to observe the emotional turmoil inside Rose.Yet all this faded into insignificance when compared to the political turmoil it was causing.Beyond the political confusion, there were other factors that wrought economic turmoil in the wake of partitioning the country.
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