V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: (n.) a large, confused, or disorderly group of things; (v.) 1. to roll about--wallow; 2. to be immersed in something, like a liquid
Synonyms: (n.) commotion, confusion, turmoil, jumble, excitement, fuss, (v.) roll, wallow, soak, bask
Antonyms: (n.) calm, order
Tips: In the adjective form, welter and wallow are synonyms. In the noun form, welter has also come to refer to a large and disorderly group. For a memory trick, note that welter rhymes with "helter-skelter," which is confusion and disorder.
My paper somehow got lost in the welter of stuff on my desk. (confusion, jumble) noun
I did not want Josh to welter in sorrow over his unemployment, so I took him out to dinner. (roll, wallow, soak) verb
It's amazing that anyone survived the welter of chaos and violence during the riot. (commotion, fuss) noun
I couldn't even hear myself think in the welter of the rowdy kindergarten classroom. (commotion, fuss, turmoil) noun
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