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com·mo·tion

commotion

 
 
pronunciation:
k mo shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a noisy confusion; disorder.
There was a commotion when someone yelled "Fire!"
synonyms:
turmoil, uproar
similar words:
hubbub, outcry, racket, squall, stir, storm, tempest
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The word commotion contains the following part:
mob, mot, mov Latin root that means move