clamor for (something)

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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 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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References in classic literature ?
But of late, while he was staying in Moscow after his wife's confinement, with nothing to do, the question that clamored for solution had more and more often, more and more insistently, haunted Levin's mind.
The superior officers all wanted to distinguish themselves, to cut off, to seize, to capture, and to overthrow the French, and all clamored for action.
Civil society in Uva constituting of clergy, local politicians, government servants and public, clamored for setting up of a university in the belief that it would enhance their opportunity for rapid development.
An estimated crowd of 250 people attended the Niagara Falls council meeting Monday, many of whom clamored for money for their own pet projects.
Such programs took off after fundamentalist groups clamored for aid, insisting that they can lower the divorce rate.
Hundreds of photographers clamored for the attention of the stars.
According to the company, some employees have clamored for dropping the difficult-to-pronounce "Kymmene" for as long as customers and suppliers have stumbled over it.
If the public and media had been allowed the access they clamored for, the mummy would have deteriorated quickly and early guesses would have become established as fact (some did).
Money was no obstacle as companies clamored for high-priced help.
These publications for years have clamored for better corporate governance: Directors Monthly, Directors and Boards, Directorship, The Corporate Director, Fund Directors.
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.
Jesse Jackson, have clamored for a national health care system, or at the very least, reforms making medical treatment more affordable.
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.