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Kerfuffle

ker·fuf·fle (kəˈfʌf ə l):
origin: (1946) alteration of "carfuffle", from Scots car- [Gaelic "cearr" wrong/awkward] + "fuffle" to become disheveled.

noun
1. disorder; agitation; a social imbroglio or brouhaha.
2. a commotion or fuss, especially one caused by conflicting views.

verb
to put into disorder or disarray; ruffle or disarrange.


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