Definition of "tumultuary" [tu•mul•tu•a•ry]

  • (adjective) Marked by haste, confusion, disorder, and irregularity.

Use "tumultuary" in a sentence

  • "At this the disaffected cohorts proclaimed the name of their lawful sovereign; the Barbarians, astonished by the defection of their Roman allies, dispersed, according to their custom, in tumultuary flight; and Mascezel obtained the of an easy, and almost bloodless, victory."
  • "My arrival produced a sensation that stopped all this, and I was hurried by a kind of tumultuary welcome into the parlour."
  • "Highland clans, endeavoured, with unavailing heroism, to cover the tumultuary retreat of the common file."

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