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OTHER WORDS FROM clamorclam·or·er, clam·or·ist, noun
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When too many investors are clamoring for too few shares, the result is the giant share price jump, the bad look of money left on the table, and general unhappiness in the board room.Airbnb and DoorDash show the IPO market is going haywire|Aaron Pressman|December 14, 2020|Fortune
Countries are clamoring for more doses, said Sean Marett, BioNTech’s chief business and commercial officer, in an interview.Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is first to win U.S. approval|Claire Zillman, reporter|December 12, 2020|Fortune
Vaccines in particular have been their own worst enemy, eliminating the fear of diseases that made people clamor to be protected from them.Now that there’s a coronavirus vaccine, how do you persuade people to take it?|Frances Stead Sellers|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
He’s an all-inclusive impresario, the one artist in musical theater who can dream up a show, write it, raise money for it, cast it, put it on one of his own stages and sell souvenir T-shirts to the clamoring crowds.
Some are clamoring for QB Carson Wentz to be benched, and suddenly there’s a bit more scrutiny on Coach Doug Pederson.NFL Week 13 power rankings: Steelers still No. 1 after Wednesday win|Mark Maske|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Not to be left behind, progressives in neighboring Wisconsin clamored to join the cutting edge of public health.
But politicians abhor a rhetorical vacuum, and they have clamored to fill it.
Confusion reigned back at the White House briefing room where reporters clamored for more detail.Jim Brady, Reagan’s Gentle ‘Bear’ Who Roared Back to Life After Being Shot|Eleanor Clift|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Snake owners in online forums have clamored for live mice at a low cost for years.The Weird Underground World of Urban Animal Husbandry|Dale Eisinger|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a result, the British clamored to explore the north, rekindling that long-held dream of finding a Northwest Passage.
The soul of her youth clamored for its rights; for a share in the world's glory and exultation.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Each wanted to be independent in the territory he had won, and they clamored for a distinct division of the soil.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Many times during the Revolutionary War the soldiers, knowing their families were starving, clamored loudly for their money.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies|H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
Conquering his rebellious stomach, which clamored for food, Shadow stuck to the task he had set for himself.Shadow, the Mysterious Detective|Police Captain Howard
He immediately clamored for the wherewithal to fill an aching void that was making itself painfully felt in his midsection.Islands of Space|John W Campbell