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Noun1.clamouring - loud and persistent outcry from many people; "he ignored the clamor of the crowd"
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
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In that supreme crisis of the empire and a human soul, when the mutinous soldiers were thronging about the royal tent and clamouring for the blood of the favourite, it was the Emperor who sent her forth -- lily pale,
'Nigeria, as it is today, is overdue for true federalism, it is an undeniable fact hence am not surprise that such statement is coming from the president, who has, over the years, been silent about the agitation and clamouring for true federalism.
WHY is there such a clamouring for another Brexit vote?
Summary: Rally is organised by hardline wing of Southern Movement which is clamouring for renewed independence of south.
And they called for calm amid talk of protests by some people who are "clamouring for swift justice" after the 16-year-old schoolgirl was knifed to death last week.