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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLUSTERED

It was a sad breakdown to the hopes that had clustered about Gartley!

They clustered in a close group near the fire, facing a common centre.

The lights were clustered at the foot of a long and rather steep hill.

A mob of boys clambered on the rails, clustered round the davits.

Daintily swinging, like clustered pearls, were the petals of the orchid.

The newsboys who clustered round the outer door were divided in opinion as to me.

They clustered round the horse and seized upon the trappings.

And she indicated ten or twelve who chanced to be clustered at her right.

He clustered his fingers to his lips and blew a kiss toward the ceiling.

And then all clustered round Paganel eager to hear his project.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English clyster "cluster," probably from the same root as clot (n.). Of stars, from 1727. Cluster-bomb attested from 1967.

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