(n.) = mob ; peat ; rabble. Ex: Whilst in Panizzi's employ, Edward refused to act as a special constable to protect the British Museum against the Chartist mobs. Ex: These are animal sculptures created from natural materials, e.g., hay, moss and peat. Ex: On his return, his house was assaulted by a large concourse of rabble, who broke all the windows and attacked, pelted, beat and otherwise ill-treated him. ---- * de turba = peaty. * sin contenido en turba = peat-free. * sin turba = peat-free. * turba de esfagno = sphagnum peat. (v.) = fudge ; disquiet ; roil ; faze ; embarrass. Ex: This adaptation of David Leavitt's novel wobbles between comedy and melodrama, ultimately fudging the novel's spiky empathy. Ex: You must each have been deeply disquieted by the miserable scenes which have been acted in your native Ireland. Ex: Financial markets, which had been roiled Tuesday by a falling dollar and soaring energy prices, recovered some of their losses Wednesday. Ex: Arranged marriages, which are so the norm here in India, always seem to faze the non-Indians. Ex: Native American children should have books that do not demean or embarrass them or their heritage nor put them on a pedestal. ---- * turbar el orden público = disturb + the peace ; breach + the peace.