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    turmoil

    turmoil - Dictionary definition and meaning for word turmoil

    Definition
    (noun) a violent disturbance
    Synonyms : convulsion , upheaval
    Example Sentence
    • the convulsions of the stock market
    Definition
    (noun) violent agitation
    Synonyms : tumult
    Definition
    (noun) disturbance usually in protest
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for turmoil

turmoil: turn + oil...when the government raises the price of oil..it creates turmoil among the public.

turn me into oil ...it means state of confusion

turmoil: the term "oil" has always been a matter of great confusion for me to pronounce correctly.

turmoil-relate it to the incident in the East tumor where there has been disturbance due to the political protest

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An EMBROIL can cause a lot of TURMOIL.

oil is in gulf countries!!! and a "big agitation, unrest" is going on there!!!

turmoil seems like boil.. remember how it looks like if something is boilibg.. high agitation

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