clamor

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clamor against (something)

To object to something vocally or passionately. Many townspeople have clamored against this construction project because they feel it will greatly increase traffic through the town.
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clamor for (something)

To support or request something vocally or passionately. Many townspeople have clamored for this construction project because they like the idea of not having to drive 10 miles to the nearest grocery store. We decided to bring out the cake early because the kids were clamoring for it.
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clamor against someone or something

to raise a great outcry against someone or something. The protestors clamored against the mayor. The citizens clamored against the new taxes.
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clamor for someone or something

to raise a great outcry for someone or something. Everyone was clamoring for Mark. They just loved him. The children were clamoring for ice cream.
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Dallas businesses took note and advertisers clamored to join ship.
And even if a Jewish mob had been there outside Pilate's house (which is unlikely) and clamored for Jesus' crucifixion (which is unthinkable), it is truly beyond belief that Pilate would have given in to them.
Grape juice lovers clamored to know if their drink also contains resveratrol.
If the public clamored for the president to have a wife, it also expected her influence to remain within the sphere of traditional women's work.
Peter's colorful collage of birds, animals, and quiltlike patterns also clamored for the audience's attention.
Jesse Jackson, have clamored for a national health care system, or at the very least, reforms making medical treatment more affordable.