furor

Part of speech: noun

Overmastering passion for anything; rage; mania.

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Usage examples "furor":

  1. 7, 76, 'docti furor arduus Lucreti. - "The Student's Companion to Latin Authors", George Middleton Thomas R. Mills.
  2. At this time there was a fashionable furor for lace work. - "Half a Century", Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm.
  3. Our coming- unheralded since we had carried no sending instruments- created a furor. - "Tarrano the Conqueror", Raymond King Cummings.