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tŭmultŭārĭus , a, um, adj. tumultus,
I.of or belonging to bustle, hurry, or tumult; in milit. lang., of troops brought hurriedly together, raised hastily or suddenly (not ante-Aug., but esp. freq. in Livy).
II. Transf., that is done or happens in a hurry, hurried, hasty, sudden, confused, irregular, disorderly, tumultuary: “pugna,Liv. 21, 8, 7: “opus,id. 6, 29, 4: “ex opere tumultuario suspicari,Quint. 7, 3, 34: “rogus,Suet. Calig. 59: “repentinā et quasi tumultuariā doctrinā praeditus,Gell. 11, 7, 3: “tumultuariae et inconditae exercitationes linguae,id. 6, 16, 1: “carmen,” i. e. unpremeditated, improvised, Sid. Ep. 2, 10.—Adv.: tŭmultŭārĭē , tumultuously, hastily, hurriedly: “his raptim ac tumultuarie actis,Amm. 24, 2, 18; Aur. Vict. Caes. 40; 17; Spart. Carac. 6.
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