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n. Chiefly British
Variant of furor..
[Italian, from Latin furor, frenzy; see furor.]
1. a public outburst, esp of protest; uproar
2. a sudden widespread enthusiasm for something; craze
3. frenzy; rage; madness
[C15: from Latin: frenzy, rage, from furere to rave]
Furoreof bandsmen: noise or outcry [modern].
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|Noun||1.||furore - 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.||furore - 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