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Clamant  adj.  Crying earnestly, beseeching clamorously. "Clamant children."

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"Clamant" Quotes from Famous Books

... the change goes even deeper. The Jew is emotional, but he detests making a display of his feelings to mere onlookers. The Wailing Wall scenes at Jerusalem are not a real exception—the facts are "Cooked," to meet the demands of clamant tourists. The Jew's sensitiveness is the correlative of his emotionalism. While all present are joining in the game, each Jew will play with full abandonment to the humor of the moment. But as soon as some play the part ...
— The Book of Delight and Other Papers • Israel Abrahams

... Presbyterian Churches of our Colonies in this New Hebrides Mission which lay at their doors, up till this time sustained by Scotland and Nova Scotia alone. And further, and very specially, to raise money there, if possible, to purchase a new Mission Ship for the work of God in the New Hebrides,—a clamant necessity which would save all future Missionaries some of the more terrible of the privations and risks of which a few examples have in these pages already ...
— The Story of John G. Paton - Or Thirty Years Among South Sea Cannibals • James Paton

... nerve, the branches of which come out from the brain by the eye-sockets. Such investigations will never be properly carried out and co-ordinated without the establishment of a Hair Ministry, which is one of the clamant needs of reconstruction. It is an open secret that the question was discussed a year ago and set aside for the curious reason that of the three persons whose candidature was most powerfully supported two were bald, and the third was the ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, April 30, 1919 • Various

Words linked to "Clamant" :   imperative, blatant, vociferous, insistent, clamorous, noisy, crying, exigent

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