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  1. agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest(noun)

    a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

    "the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"

    agitation, excitement, zymolysis, fermenting, ferment, fermentation, hullabaloo, zymosis, tempestuousness, upheaval, turmoil

  2. unrest(noun)

    a feeling of restless agitation

    agitation, tempestuousness, ferment, fermentation

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  1. unrest(n)

    unquietness, restlessness, uneasiness, disquietude, inquietude

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  1. Jody Flowers:

    When you think about the fact that some Haitians make just $ 5 a week and the government wants to increase the price of gasoline by 38 % that in and of itself points to the reason for the unrest, our hearts are just broken for the people out there and we're just thankful for our group, which has a lot of love and hope and a desire to help out however they can.

  2. Tommy Wu:

    Much of the pressure is now coming from the political unrest. The trade war itself would cause Hong Kong's GDP growth to slow but not a contraction, while the political unrest could.

  3. David Zweig:

    Beijing is much more worried about social unrest than about ballooning local debt, which at one point seemed to be a priority.

  4. Ashley Breton:

    I would say that it's a very important unit to have because at any time, any incident could cause community unrest, which is something that no one wants to deal with --( as) a member of the community or( as) a member of the New York City police department.

  5. Kodwo Amissah Benyi:

    I fear it may spread because I don't know what may spark unrest.

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