Definition of furor:
outrage, rumpus, welter, squall, hoopla, furore, zoo, lividness, moil, clatter, hysteria, pandemonium, turmoil, irateness, craze, coil, uproar, hubble-bubble, blather, danger, hurly, do, williwaw, foofaraw, fuss, a disaster waiting to happen, ire, to-do, religious cult, splore, threat, thing, row, lividity, fad, madness, adventure, helter-skelter, whirl, pother, spleen, disturbance, fun, corroboree, rampage, bustle, delirium, tumult, mode, ballyhoo, vogue, ado, ruckus, fever, choler, havoc, emergency, deliriousness, rage, distraction, mad, wrath, cultus, cult, bobbery, precipice, trend, hurly-burly, hurry-scurry, hurry, indignation, bother, alarums and excursions, fashion, stew, wrathfulness, birse, stir, hurricane, shindy, mood, hubbub, bluster, crisis, feelings, minefield, usual, escapade, angriness, ruction, kerfuffle, flap, hullabaloo, hoo-ha, style, clutter.
- attack (part of speech: noun)
- excitement (part of speech: noun)
- "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)", Isaac D'Israeli.
Now, by this method the six or more trials of note may be grouped under three headings: cases that seem to have originated in the actual practice of magic, cases where the victims of convulsions and fits started the furor, and cases that were simply the last stage of bitter quarrels or the result of grudges.- "A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718", Wallace Notestein.
- "Every Soul Hath Its Song", Fannie Hurst.