a public outburst, esp of protest; uproar
a sudden widespread enthusiasm for something; craze
frenzy; rage; madness
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How to use furore in a sentence
Which is why I was surprised at the media furore over the latest health findings.
After all the furore about his pool parties lately, you couldn't have blamed Prince Harry if he'd missed the paralympic swimming.
But if she breaks her silence and says anything at all about the furore, it could take on a more serious hue.New Philip Gaffe: “I would get arrested if I unzipped that dress!” | Tom Sykes | May 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The furore which the steam-engine has excited and so long maintained in the mechanical world is decidedly abating.
The reporters recording his decisions put down "Twysden in furore," thinly veiling the judicial wrath in modest Latin.The Trial of Theodore Parker | Theodore Parker
His tirades were not a furore of denunciation so much as they were the impulsive chafing of the creative energy within him.Murder in Any Degree | Owen Johnson
And now came the storm, springing from a misunderstanding pitifully out of proportion to the furore it excited!The Letters of the Duke of Wellington to Miss J. 1834-1851 | Duke of Wellington
Her Azucena was a fine performance; and she created a tremendous furore with La Paloma, which was then a novelty.Memoirs of an American Prima Donna | Clara Louise Kellogg