Word of the week: Furore

Every week we’ll be featuring an exceptional, useful, or just plain weird word. Use it to inspire a poem, impress your coworkers, or scare away the person sitting too close to you on the bus.


The word of the week is furore.


1. a state of noisy, confused activity.
2. excitement or commotion.
3. a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.non

ado – fuss – hoopla – stir

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