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1. A general commotion; public disorder or uproar.
2. Violent anger; frenzy.
3. A fashion adopted enthusiastically by the public; a fad.
4. A state of intense excitement or ecstasy.
[Middle English furour, wrath, fury, from Old French fureur, from Latin furor, from furere, to rage.]
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fu•ror(ˈfyʊər ɔr, -ər)
1. a general outburst of enthusiasm, excitement, controversy, or the like.
2. a prevailing fad, mania, or craze.
3. fury; rage; madness.Also, esp. Brit.,fu′rore (for defs. 1, 2).
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|Noun||1.||furor - an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"|
fashion - the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior
|2.||furor - a sudden outburst (as of protest)|
disturbance - the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion
brouhaha - a confused disturbance far greater than its cause merits
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