Word Groups - 7

Group 1: Words used for showing a state of confusion, commotion and noise
We often face situations where we are surrounded by din and commotion; there is complete chaos around us. Some of us, in fact, enjoy such a surrounding but for most, the experience is not a pleasant one. The following list of words represents the different kinds of commotions and noise you can find yourself in. Identify the contexts that might be applicable to you:
  • Clamor: Any loud and continued noise; a great outcry or vociferation.
  • Uproar: A state of chaos/commotion/noise.
  • Fracas: A fight; disturbance of tranquility.
  • Rumpus: Noisy disturbance/uproar
  • Ruckus: commotion or brawl; confused, agitated noise as made by a crowd.
  • Brouhaha: An overexcited response/disturbance/noise for something.
  • Hullabaloo: Disturbance usually in protest.
  • Racket: A loud and disturbing noise.
  • Vociferation: A loud utterance; often in protest or opposition.
Group 2: Words related to sentiment of accomplishing something secretly
We all have our secrets, don't we? We sneak around, do things we are forbidden to do and then hide them to/too. For all such contexts, there is a handy list of words you can use. Go through the given list and identify the ones that you can use:
  • Clandestine: Done or kept in secret, sometimes to conceal an illicit or improper purpose.
  • Concealed: Hidden for some reason/motive; marked by menacing furtive secrecy.
  • Disguised: Covert, having its true identity concealed
  • Incognito: Without revealing one's identity; secretly, cunning, mischievous.
  • Cloaked: Concealed/masked with the intent of misleading; performed or happening in secret.
  • Covert: Secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed.
  • Foxy: Marked by skill in deception.
  • Furtive: Marked by secrecy and cuation; to avoid being observed.
  • Asinine: Senseless, absurd
The two clusters above showcase how the method of cluster formation can be used for expanding your word-power. Use this method and your vocabulary database will surely grow exponentially.
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