tumultuously

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tumultuous +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

tumultuously ‎(comparative more tumultuously, superlative most tumultuously)

  1. In a tumultuous manner.
    • 2012 November 7, Matt Bai, “Winning a Second Term, Obama Will Confront Familiar Headwinds”, in New York Times[1]:
      But the greater truth may be that this is simply how generational and cultural change really comes to Washington — not in the flash of one man’s election, but gradually and tumultuously, with moments in which we lurch forward interrupted by stretches that drag us back.