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furor

[ fyoor-awr, -er ]
/ ˈfyʊər ɔr, -ər /
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noun

a general outburst of enthusiasm, excitement, controversy, or the like.
a prevailing fad, mania, or craze.
fury; rage; madness.

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Also especially British, fu·rore (for defs. 1, 2) .

Origin of furor

First recorded in 1425–75; from Latin: “a raging”; replacing late Middle English fureor, from Middle French

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH furor

furor , fury
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